Financial rights and domestic violence campaigners warn the government's bid to loosen lines of credit as the nation recovers from recession will end up making financial abuse more frequent and severe | @katinacurtis
More recently, our work alongside other charities successfully campaigned for the Government to amend the Domestic Abuse Bill and recognise the damaging impact domestic abuse can have on children. This is progress - but sadly, there are still many families who need support. 3/4
"Many women’s rights advocates in Turkey say that rather than leaving the treaty, the government should be using it to overhaul a system that often allows domestic abuse to go unpunished."
Isabel Hardman on the government’s paltry support for domestic abuse victims:
Why hasn’t the government done more to protect domestic abuse victims, asks Isabel Hardman
Today I questioned FBI Director Wray on the domestic spying and government abuse of our data. The concern of us who want more control over what the government can do with our data is because as Madison said men are not angels. That's why we have the Constitution.
“Can the panel see me? Can you hear me? That makes a change for me as a black woman.” This audience member says black women suffering domestic abuse are being forgotten by society and the government. #bbcqt
For seven years the mum has been fighting the government over this. Seven years. Then, last October, the European Court of Human Rights said the government’s ‘under-occupancy penalty’ discriminates against victims of domestic abuse.
The domestic abuse bill cannot be allowed to fail because of Boris Johnson’s undemocratic game playing. We must do so much more to protect survivors. The government should start by confirming to campaigners that the bill will continue its passage.
The government wants to build a society with zero tolerance of domestic abuse. We’ve launched a consultation on tackling this horrific crime: #thisisabuse