Women’s Aid Weekly News Digest

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We continue our weekly media digest of stories in the news this week covering the issue of violence against women.

WOMEN’S AID

Sarah Benson, Women’s Aid National Freephone Helpline Manager, Participate in Gender Based Violence Panel Discussion (Wide Angle, Sunday 7th November, Part 3)

Midday Panel Discussion on Domestic Violence

Call for Volunteers

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

I’m ashamed I went back to Brown on night he beat me, says Rihanna

Anger over threat to community projects

Dad avoids jail over threat to kill ex-partner

Groundbreaking reports on domestic violence

 I’m fearless now, says Rihanna

 Halle Berry Speaks Up for Battered Women On ‘Making a Difference’

 FEMICIDE

Mother of strangled woman breaks down after jury stalemate

Park murder probe shifts focus to Roma community

Book on the killing of Mellisa Mahon hits the book shelves

GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

Irish urged to continue tradition of foreign aid despite hard times

Impact of cutting back on aid

Why Sexism Kills

(*While some articles may report on specific cases going through the courts or in the media, Women’s Aid does not comment on individual cases.)

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