Josephine Bartosch – Individual Nominee – 2018

Josephine founded the feminist group Chelt Fems and spent ten years leading the group’s campaigns against lap dancing and the sex industry within her home town. She now works nationally against the sex industry, including last December organising the ‘Hardcore Hate’ conference which brought together activists, academics, and professionals against the sex industry. She is […]

Jessica Eaton – Individual Award Nominee – 2018

Jessica is a forensic psychologist whose work focuses on victim blaming. She started the #nomoreCSEfilms campaign which has succeeded in getting a number of local authorities, police forces, and charities to stop using graphic and potentially traumatising, victim blaming resources in interventions with children affected by child sexual abuse. With Claire Paterson-Young, she recently published The Little […]

Helen Steel – Special Award Winner – 2017

Helen Steel is one of eight women who together brought a ground-breaking civil claim against the Metropolitan police for their abusive practice of enabling undercover police officers to form long term intimate relationships with the women they were spying on. Helen was pivotal in organising the claimants, waived her anonymity and gave press interviews in […]