Monika Radojevic wrote this poem in memory of all the women who have died from the so-called ‘rough sex defence’ – a murder defence used by perpetrators to explain the the killing or violent injury of women and girls during
Incidences of coercive control are prevalent but wider understanding of what it is and how it manifests is often little understood. UK SAYS NO MORE’s contributor, Simran Dhillon breaks it down for us: In the last month, coercive control has been discussed frequently.
This post was written by All of the No. Below, going into honest details, she takes us through the various ways in which her ex-partner subjected her to an abusive relationship. Until now I’ve been a little vague of what
The Domestic Abuse Bill, in its draft form at the time of writing, has seen many ups and downs since first introduced. In this article the author, poet and winner of the 2019 #Merky Book Prize, Monika Radojevic, considers where
Lilly-Ann Jones is a videographer and has created a film depicting her mum Jenny and her aunt Billie reflecting on the abuse they endured as children growing up in Harrow, West London. In this article, we get to watch Lilly-Ann’s
Written by Rashida Simpson, Digital Campaigns Officer at UK SAYS NO MORE The impact of sexual violence is far reaching, and knowing how to help someone who has experienced sexual violence can involve a melting pot of emotions. The act
In light of sexual violence week and the recent conviction of Britan’s most prolific rapist. Simran Dhillon takes a look at sexual violence against men.
Alima Dimonekene is an FGM activist and leading voice in the sector. Here she explains what FGM is and who and how activists in the UK plan to end it.
In the United Kingdom, rape convictions are falling. This blog shows us the data, the reports and the responses.
Hannah Moss, Founder and Artistic Director of On The Run theatre, shares the inspiration and motivation behind her piece, Everything I Didn’t Say, exploring coercive control and abuse, in an exclusive blog for UK SAYS NO MORE: Everything I Didn’t