We’re delighted to announce a brilliant shortlist of feminist campaigners for this year’s Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize and Centre for Women’s Justice awards. Our celebration this year is going to be held on 17th October at the FiLiA conference in Portsmouth. You can purchase tickets for the event here. Our 2021 nominees Clare Devlin – […]
Thank you for all your fantastic nominations for this year’s Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize and Centre for Women’s Justice awards. Nominations are now closed and we will be contacting nominees in the near future. Please do join us for this year’s celebration at FiLiA on 16th October.
Thank you to all of you who joined us for the EHMP and CWJ awards on 30th October. It was wonderful that so many of you were able to attend virtually and we hope that next year we will be able to have an even bigger and better in-person celebration. The winners of this year’s […]
For years, Freya has used her own experiences to campaign on the issue of police failures to properly hold their own officers to account for domestic abuse. As well as raising awareness through social media, she has worked with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and the Centre for Women’s Justice to draw attention to how […]
In 2020, Emily won a lengthy and hard-fought battle to have the Crown Prosecution Service take seriously the abuse that she had been subjected to. In 2015 the CPS decided to take no further action in relation to an allegation of rape that Emily had brought to them. Eventually, they made her aware that the […]
Sophie is the author of Breakfast at Bronzefield, a memoir about her time in prison. The book shines a light on discrimination against women in the Criminal Justice System. She has also written for a number of journals and other publications. Her writing challenges the stereotyping of criminalised women and shows how they are impacted by classism, sexism […]
A special prize was awarded to Diana Russell, the feminist scholar and academic, who died this year at the age of 81. Diana devoted her life to the fight against male violence against women and was best known for her work on femicide. You can read Julie Bindel’s obituary of her here.
As a Cambridge City councillor between 2014 and 2018, Ann was lead councillor on domestic abuse and sexual violence and founded the Cambridge Community Forum on Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence. In 2018 she resigned from Cambridge City Council over their refusal to withdraw misleading guidance on exemptions under the Equality Act 2010. She set […]
Rosie is the Deputy Director of the Angelou Centre and manages the organisation’s services for Black women and girl survivors. She has been involved in social justice activism and arts organising for more than 25 years. Through the Angelou Centre, Rosie has contributed to important research projects like the 2017 ‘Unequal Regard, Unequal Protection’ which […]
H.O.P.E. was founded by Meena Kumari in 2008 to provide consultancy and training on violence against women. The group has played an important role in co-ordinating a specifically black, Asian and minority ethnic women-focused response to the increase in domestic violence during the lockdown. The regular meetings they host over zoom are attended by numerous […]