Mark Addis, 44, was deemed such a threat to his former partner that he spent six months on remand in a male prison in 2014 after sending threats that he would kill her.
Karen Ingala SmithKnowingly permitting a man with a history of DV daily access in to what is supposed to be a safe space for women who have suffered DV - cos he says he’s trans - slows utter contempt for women @StMungos
Karen Ingala SmithI’m in my ninth year of recording the names of and commemorating women killed by men at @countdeadwomen It still makes me cry to hear @jessphillips speak their names in parliament.
Our Chief Executive Katie Ghose addressed UKIP conference last weekend. With 4 million votes and only one MP, UKIP is a shocking example of how undemocratic ...
Karen Ingala SmithImagine the state this country’d be in if UKIP had gained 50+ MPs in the 2017 election.
If I was advocating for electoral reform where that’d be the outcome, I’d go back to t’drawing board.
If that’s better democracy, I’d rather stick with what we’ve got.
Women's Aid Federation, England (WAFE) was one of the very first feminist projects I encountered. Women's Aid, founded in 1974, was a grass roots organisation, staffed by volunteers and a few full-time paid workers. It ran as a collective, meaning...
On 24th January at the Supreme Court, Nicola Stocker will appeal a Court of Appeal judgment upholding the decision of Mr Justice Mitting’s which ruled in favour of her ex-husband, Ronald Stocker’s defamation claim against her.
Karen Ingala SmithWomen who identify the abuse done to them and identify their abusers should not face libel or defamation charges and men's non-fatal violence against women should not be minimised by the courts.
Karen Ingala SmithPlease sign and share this petition to have @meghanEmurphy reinstated on twitter. The truth is not hate-speak and suspending gender-critical feminists is misogynistic silencing of women.
How to make a nomination Please fill in the form below (scroll down the page) and write a statement in support of the woman you’re nominating (your nominee). It doesn’t have to be long; just enough…
Karen Ingala SmithDo you know a woman or group who has made an impact in raising awareness of men's violence against women and girls? Can you nominate them for the 2018 Emma Humpheys Memorial Prize? Closing date 14 Sept. Nominate here
An MP has apologised for being late to a Commons debate, telling the Speaker: “I’m on my period.”
Labour’s Danielle Rowley called for action on the cost of sanitary products, as she said they had cost her £25 so far this week.
During Women and...
Karen Ingala SmithLove this. Mega respect to Danielle Rowley MP @DaniRowley "I would like to announce to you today, and to the house ... that today I'm on my period, and it's cost me this week already £25. What is the minister doing to address period poverty?"
by Michael Biggs Michael Biggs is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Oxford and Fellow of St Cross College. He researches social movements and collective protest. The transgender…
Karen Ingala SmithIf you've ever wondered why the (appalling) homicides of people who identify as transgender appear to have a lot more coverage than the killing of women by men read this piece by Michael Biggs, Associate Prof of Sociology at University of Oxford