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"Police domestic abuse victim: I just felt despair. By Anna Adams 30th June 2022BBC News Women suffering domestic abuse at the hands of partners or husbands who work for the police are not having their cases investigated properly, says one charity. Now a review by three police watchdogs finds there are "systemic deficiencies" in the… Continue reading For the police to be trusted, to prevent women being killed by their partners, they can not be guilty of domestic violence themselves.

Zara Aleena was killed because she “Wholeheartedly believed women should be able to walk home alone.”

Her grieving family described the aspiring lawyer as a “carefree spirit” and paid tribute to a series of women, including Sarah Everard, who lost their lives in the past two years for doing just what Zara had been – walking home alone. “She was fierce: she didn’t just survive, she thrived, she walked everywhere, she… Continue reading Zara Aleena was killed because she “Wholeheartedly believed women should be able to walk home alone.”

Confusing consent with compliance & control costs lives!

There is a case in Jane Monckton Smith's book 'Control' where friends and neighbours completely misinterpreted a 'nice' guy who actually turned out to be a serial rapist who tried to kill someone who'd never wanted to date him in the first place but was persuaded to by those same friends and neighbours. "Lara is… Continue reading Confusing consent with compliance & control costs lives!

The longer an organisation leaves listening to its whistle-blowers, the bigger the scandal will be.

Whistle-blowing within an organisation should be valued, as whistle-blowers are often the employees who care most about an organisation's reputation - all the organisation has to do is listen and investigate their concerns. Organisations like the United Nations are bound to have more bullies & harassers. The first thing that any bully wants from employment… Continue reading The longer an organisation leaves listening to its whistle-blowers, the bigger the scandal will be.

Could not forget witty Greenham.

Ok the words could vary a bit from gate to gate below are those I remember: Down At Greenham Down at Greenham on a spree,Financed by the KGB,Dirty women wallow in the mud, da da da da da daMostly vegetariansWhen we're not devouring men,Lesbians and other forms of scum. Mr Gorbachev provides us with our… Continue reading Could not forget witty Greenham.

Land of the less free.

Religious fundamentalism wins in the United States. I would have had an abortion had I got pregnant before the age of 31. However, being diagnosed with M.S changed how I personally felt about life. I did use the morning-after pill on a couple of occasions but an abortion I don't think I could have had… Continue reading Land of the less free.