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February 2017

Select Committee submission links young people's mental health to sexual harassment

Our January submission to the Home Affairs Select Committee on mental health and young people's experiences of violence and harassment.

Success in parliament towards ratification of Istanbul Convention

Today the Istanbul Convention passed its Third Reading.

Prime Minister's commitment to tackling domestic violence welcomed

Theresa May's announcement commendable when there is much that can be done

Valentine's Day letter calls for Sex Ed. in all schools

Letter sent to the Education Secretary demands Sex Ed in all schools from MPs and women's groups.

January 2017

Government reject calls to scrap "woman-judging" 3rd child policy

As Trump is inaugurated and on the eve of worldwide women’s marches, UK government sticks by its plan to force women to ‘prove’ rape for

Blaming women for rape and sexual assault insults all of us

Victim-blaming news presenter describes drinking alcohol and wearing short skirts as ‘provocative’ to rape.

Deep sadness at death of Jill Saward

All of us at EVAW are incredibly shocked and saddened by the passing of Jill Saward, a vital member of EVAW’s coalition.

December 2016

Sexist of the Year announced!

Trump triumphs in the polls again, winning Sexist of the Year award in a landslide victory

Bill to ratify Istanbul Convention to get 2nd reading after MPs vote

The convention to combat violence against women and domestic violence gets closer to becoming UK law after clearing a parliamentary hurdle today.

Michelle Thomson MP commended for speaking out about being raped at age of 14

Powerful description of why she did not tell others so as to protect them from pain

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