Jessica Eaton conducts research and campaigns around victim blaming targeted at women and girls who have experienced sexual violence. She blogs at victimfocus.org.uk and is a PhD researcher in the forensic psychology in victim blaming. She runs open-access events on victim blaming, self-blame, and the revictimisation of women and has been commissioned to write the […]
Gemma Aitchinson founded the organisation Yes Matters to tackle vicim blaming and sexual objectification following the rape and murder of her younger sister in 2013. She campaigns for the education of young people on consent, abuse, and sexual violence. Most recently she has worked with the shadow minister for Women and Equalities to secure consent-based […]
Alison Inman is a life long feminist campaigner and social housing champion. She uses her position within the social housing movement to push domestic violence towards the centre of the housing agenda – most recently making tackling domestic abuse the theme of her year as President of the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Shakila Maan is the advocacy manager of Southall Black Sisters and has been a member of the group since the mid 1980’s. Her approach to casework illustrates what good practice and emotional and legal advocacy in the domestic violence sector should look like. As well as this behind the scenes work she created SBS’ most […]
Houzan Mahmoud is a campaigner for Kurdish and Iraqi women’s rights. She is Founder of Culture Project, a unique platform for Kurdish writers, feminists, artists and activists to raise awareness about gender and feminism in Kurdistan and Kurdish diaspora in UK. She was one of the leading figures of the Organisation of Women’s Freedom in […]
Zlakha Ahmed is the founder and manager of Apna Haq, an organisation that provides support services to Muslim and Black women experiencing abuse. She is a community educator, trains magistrates on violence against women, and has campaigned on a broad range of issues, most recently raising awareness of Black and minority ethnic girls experiences of […]
Sulema Jahangir is a lawyer and campaigner who works to raise awareness of violence against women both in the United Kingdom and in Pakistan. Sulema was pivotal in drafting new legislation in Pakistan on harassment of women at work, domestic violence and acid attacks. She is adept at spotting how cases may be used as […]