Jean rides her bike for each of the women murdered by men as a result of intimate partner or family violence. She began the project in 2017 by riding for all the women murdered in 2016 and have now completed 183 rides and ridden almost 5000 miles. She keeps the names of the women in […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]