This only happened four months ago. I was locked out of my apartment after coming back from a punk show and it was late at night. I texted a few of my friends who live nearby to see if I could go to their place to get safety and shelter until my boyfriend got home […]
They will say, it was a realationship. They will say, maybe he didn´t hear you. They will say, it was no real rape. They will say, he´s just a man. They will say, it isn´t as bad as you think. They will say, that´s just how men are. They will say, it was kind of […]
Hello everyone. My story starts with father’s blame. He still sees it as, my fault that I pushed him to hit me. Though when he tried to suffocate me with a cloth stringed bag. I was upstairs without him. Minding my own business. My mother asked me what did i do ?. An outsider asked, […]
We were contacted by witness protection and the CPS to let us know that the abuser was appealing in the royal courts of justice against his conviction and sentence, we were told that at the leave to appeal hearing his legal team would have the opportunity to present new evidence or evidence where incorrect procedure […]
Media discussions of male violence against women focus on the actions of the victim rather than the perpetrator. How can we challenge this narrative using survivor’s testimony without putting them at risk of online harassment? “If I was Ched Evans i would find that whore and actually rape her this time!!” This is one […]
I was in a relationship with my ex partner for 7 years. He abused me systematically through verbal, emotional and physical violence. My 4 year old has now been down graded to child in need plan. It seems to me that when I attend the meetings for the plan, my abusive ex partner is not […]
I had just turned 16 when it first happened. I was unpopular, the first girl to develop curves I only understood years later were just hallmarks of womanhood and not obesity, and while I was good at school, I wasn’t going to win any academic scholarships any time soon. This was all very disappointing to […]
I try to speak out as much as I am able but it’s hard to feel safe doing this and thus frustrates me. I’m not just talking about the threats of violence I know many women experience when they raise their head above the parapet, although the reality of these should be recognised. I’m talking […]
Is it really that hard to target perpetrators?
Amanda Heard has filed for divorce from her husband Johnny Depp. She has also secured a restraining order due to domestic violence.