Articles about 'police violence'

Weekly round-up and open thread

Some important feminist-related and intersectional news/commentary this week, including Disabled People Against the Cuts' open Letter after the 8 December High Court ruling against their challenge to the closure of the Independent Living Fund

Holly Combe // 15 December 2014

Categories: Blog

17 December: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

In this specially extended blog post for International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, Molly, a member of the Sex Worker Open University, argues against feminist rhetoric, campaigns and legal policies that threaten sex workers' safety worldwide

Guest Blogger // 17 December 2013

Categories: Blog

The curious incident of the racist in Parliament

Reubs Walsh discusses the case of Tim Laughton MP, who was accused of making racist comments about one of his constituents, in the context of political correctness and the police's behaviour towards less powerful members of society

Guest Blogger // 22 March 2013

Categories: Blog

Zimbabwe: IWD marchers harassed by police

As if it wasn’t infuriating enough to have written one IWD post about the British government apparently deciding that violence against women is no more than a serious obstacle for...

Helen G // 10 March 2011

Categories: Blog

Police officer given two life sentences

A police officer in Northumbria has been given two life sentences for raping two women and targeting vulnerable women in the course of his duties, reports the Northern Echo. (Trigger...

Jess McCabe // 11 January 2011

Categories: Blog

Wednesday round-up

Reporting from their first Women Speak Out event in London, the discussion ranged over some interesting territory, from the impact of the recession to fear of violence against women and...

Jess McCabe // 9 June 2010

Categories: Blog

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