Reports and Campaigns
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27 November 2004
THE GOVERNMENT'S Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act came into force last week. When the Bill was first announced last year, David Blunkett promised that it would be "the biggest overhaul of the law (on domestic violence issues) since...
6 November 2004
THE NATIONAL Assembly in Pakistan has passed a Bill on 'honour killings'. It declares that anyone committing such a crime will be guilty of "intentional murder". The government says that this Bill is an historic step forward in eliminating...
25 September 2004
JASON HATCH hit the media headlines last week. Dressed as Batman he spent five hours perched on a ledge of Buckingham Palace. A member of Fathers4Justice, he said he was protesting about fathers having restricted or no contact with their...
22 November 2003
International Day Against Violence Against Women is on 25 November. The Campaign Against Domestic Violence (CADV), which has the support of hundreds of trade union branches as well as the backing of national...
7 March 2003
TO CELEBRATE International Women's Day (8 March), the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) - the socialist International which the Socialist Party in England and Wales is affiliated to - is organising a speaking tour by Titi Rasheed of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) in Nigeria.
17 January 2003
THE GOVERNMENT have announced a 'new campaign' to reduce the number of women and children made homeless through domestic violence, writes Eleanor Donne (national chair Campaign Against Domestic Violence).
8 February 2002
FADIME IS dead. She was murdered for being a woman and fighting for an independent life. This tragic event has touched everybody and is another reminder of why the struggle against women's oppression
23 November 2001
NEXT SUNDAY, 25 November, is widely recognised as International Day against Violence against Women, or White Ribbon Day, writes Eleanor Donne, National Chair, Campaign Against Domestic Violence.
3 November 2000
RESULTS OF a nationwide survey provide grim evidence of the extent of domestic violence in Britain today, writes Karen Mckay.
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