Challenge Porn on International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women

Sentencing the murderer of teenager Becky Watts, the judge, Mr Justice Dingemans, broke down and cried. The sixteen year old's step brother, Nathan Matthews, inflicted over 40 injuries on the school girl and dismembered her body. November 25 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. In court, Matthews confessed to watching porn … Continue reading Challenge Porn on International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women

Malala and Jennifer Lawrence make it ‘Role models for girls week!’

Wow, a 17 year old school girl has just been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Malala Yousafzai is the youngest person to receive the prize. AND SHE IS A GIRL. She was shot in the head by the Taliban for publicly campaigning for girls’ right to education. The Taliban want to keep girls as domestic … Continue reading Malala and Jennifer Lawrence make it ‘Role models for girls week!’

Remember Reeva

It's one month since Reeva Steenkamp was killed by a man who got famous. Coverage of her death has largely made that man more famous. Historically, men who kill women become anti-heroes or legends. I say let's remember Reeva.

Toughest Place To Be Highlights Slaughter of Women

BBC2's Toughest Place To Be is one of a handful of things worth turning the TV on for and last night's programme took an A&E nurse form Preston to the murder capital of the world - Juarez in Mexico. Producer director Victoria Bell showed that, despite the constant flow of male victims to the hospital, it's the female victims of the Juarez drug wars who aren't lucky enough to make it to hospital.