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16 days to shine a light on women’s inequality

From the international day of Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls to Human Rights Day – we have 16 Days to shine a light on Women’s Inequality   It is no…

Money diary – a week in refuge

The Refinery 29 runs Money Diaries, tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We have adapted this idea and given a true description of what money…

Maria – My story

 * The survivor’s name has been changed to protect their privacy.  I came to the UK in 2015 and had got married the year before. I had no family in…

Tips to complete a safe enquiry

On day 12 of the 16 Days of Action, we are sharing 8 tips to complete a  safe enquiry, which you  can use in case of domestic abuse disclosure from…

Stalked at Work

As part of #BCWA16Days, BCWA speak to a survivor of stalking, on how the experience affected her life at work, and how her company and colleagues supported her at a…

Economic Abuse: Interview to Dr. Nicola Sharp-Jeffs

Dr Nicola Sharp-Jeffs has been working in the violence against women and girls sector since 2006. She joined the CWASU at London Met as a Research Fellow in 2013, and…

What is economic abuse?

  Economic abuse involves controlling a victim’s ability to acquire, use and maintain financial resources. Economic abuse vary from situation to situation. Sometimes an abuser may use subtle tactics like manipulation while other abusers may…

Domestic abuse in the workplace: policy tips

If employers are prepared for a disclosure of domestic abuse then this can mean a safer, more supportive and effective response for a survivor of abuse. A set procedure in…

What is coercive control?

Physical abuse is only one of the many forms of abuse that perpetrators use to exert power and control over their victims. Today we are looking at a type of…

Would you hire her?

Victims of domestic abuse aren’t always trapped in their homes. Women are often working and are not people who are out of the ordinary. Remember Jane in our earlier post?…

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