EHMP would like to say a massive thank you to all of you who came along and helped to make our twentieth year so special, and in particular to Jenni Murray for compering and to The Real Greek Bankside for hosting us. We were delighted to announce that our 2018 Individual Award Winner was Sammy […]
Humraaz Support Services provide confidential specialist support to Black and Minority Ethnic women who have experienced domestic abuse and all forms of harmful traditional practices. They campaign locally and nationally, participating in marches and speaking events, joining with other initiatives, and partnering with a local arts group to set up a women’s garden dedicated to […]
Sian has been a writer and feminist activist for over ten years. Between 2007 – 2013 she co-organised three Reclaim the Night marches, while co-running the Bristol Feminist Network. She is the founder and director of the Bristol Women’s Literature Festival which aims to tackle cultural femicide. She has written on male violence against women for […]
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 […]
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 […]