Fiona MacKenzie runs the ‘We Can’t Consent to This campaign’. She collects information on the use of ‘sex game gone wrong’ defences in killings of women and girls in the UK. She was the first person to systematically collect this data, which shows that this defence is being used increasingly and with some success. Her […]
Arinola Araba is a survivor and campaigner who works on domestic violence and child sexual abuse. She has written two books on these topics, one of which has been made available for free to 100,000 young women in Africa. She recently held an awareness-raising event within her local council area, targeting professionals who may come into contact with […]
Sammy is an author, public speaker, campaigner, and consultant. In 2013 she gave evidence to The Times that proved that she had been abused and failed by the authorities. The resulting article named the man that abused her as the deputy leader of Rotheram council. This triggered the Alexis Jay report, which uncovered the abuse […]
Samantha began campaigning after her daughter Jayden was murdered by her pattern. She set up the campaign Jayden’s Gift, she has participated in documentaries and speaks at events, telling her daughter’s story and campaigning for the safety of other women.
Roxanne used the Femicide Census as the inspiration to create ‘The most beautiful project that shouldn’t exist’. She decided to commemorate the 598 women killed by a current or former partner between 2009 and 2015 by creating a quilt of 598 patches, each one dedicated to a murdered woman. The finished quilt was unveiled in […]
Mehala is a campaigner-survivor who successfully campaigned for survivors of domestic abuse in Bristol to be placed in the highest priority band for social housing. She worked on the national campaign to allow survivors of domestic abuse to register to vote anonymously. She was involved in organising the Bristol #MeToo march in 2017, and set […]
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 […]