I cried this morning when I read Eva Wiseman's "Up Front" editorial. Last year in the UK more than 1.4 million domestic violence assaults against women were recorded. Add to this the 126 women killed by men in 2012, the 143 in 2013 and the 150 in 2014 and the facts are utterly shocking. The… Continue reading The Femicide Census & @10womeneveryweek, statistics that need to end.
This morning's news has made for harrowing reading. A glaring article in the Observer by Kevin McKenna examining the vast social and health inequalities in Glasgow, focusing on Cranhill, reveals the sheer scale of unacceptable deprivation on our doorstep. It's an in-depth piece charting decline back to deindustrialisation, placing some of the blame of the… Continue reading anything but quirky; finding a voice for women & children