Domestic abuse killings ‘more than double’ amid Covid-19 lockdown

At least 16 suspected domestic abuse killings in the UK have been identified by campaigners since the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions were imposed, far higher than the average rate for the time of year, it has emerged. Karen Ingala Smith, the founder of Counting Dead Women, a pioneering project that records the killing of women byContinue reading “Domestic abuse killings ‘more than double’ amid Covid-19 lockdown”

COVID-19, conflict and sexual violence: reversing the burden of proof

Sexual violence in armed conflict, while prohibited by international humanitarian law, remains a

Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2020

 March 24, 2020Press release Can it really be true that most people in jail are being held before trial? And how much of mass incarceration is a result of the war on drugs? These questions are harder to answer than you might think, because our country’s systems of confinement are so fragmented. The various governmentContinue reading “Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2020”

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