Press release: Domestic Abuse Bill – Lords reject parental alienation and discuss Presumption of Contact

Press release: Domestic Abuse Bill – Lords reject ‘parental alienation’ and discuss ‘presumption of contact’ Support Not Separation and Women Against Rape, 10 March 2021 Victory against ‘parental alienation’ In a victory for women and children survivors of domestic abuse, the House of Lords has refused to amend the definition of domestic abuse to include …

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Domestic Abuse Bill: Father Urges Men to Speak Out VS Misogynist Men

Domestic Abuse Bill: Father urges men to speak out against mysoginist men As the Domestic Abuse Bill is being debated in Parliament, men have a responsibility to confront violent men and their male supremacist organisations which poison relationships between women and men, and with children, and put lives at risk. We must take our lead …

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Victory against “parental alienation”

Victory against “parental alienation” The Domestic Abuse Bill is now going through Report stage in the House of Lords.  This is when Lords can put amendments to the Bill which can be voted on.  Yesterday (8 March) we were lobbying Lords to OPPOSE an amendment which would have included in the definition of domestic abuse …

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Please fill in government questionnaire on violence

Government questionnaire on violence Dear friends The Home Office did a consultation to update its Violence Against Women and Girls strategy. It includes a public questionnaire, deadline 19 February.  WAR will respond to the consultation raising the following issues in the sections where people are asked for ‘other comments’. We urge you to write in …

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Press Release: Domestic Abuse Bill at risk of being hijacked by misogynist lobby attempting to criminalise victims.

Press Release: Domestic Abuse Bill at risk of being hijacked by misogynist lobby attempting to criminalise victims. The Domestic Abuse Bill starts its Committee stage in the House of Lords today (see our briefing here) amid growing concerns that domestic violence deniers who are embedded in the family court process are attempting to undermine it. …

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Domestic Abuse Bill: Father urges men to speak out Vs misogynist men

Domestic Abuse Bill: Father urges men to speak out Vs misogynist men As the Domestic Abuse Bill is being debated in Parliament, men have a responsibility to confront violent men and their male supremacist organisations which poison relationships between women and men, and with children, and put lives at risk. We must take our lead …

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Domestic Abuse Bill Briefing – Committee Stage Lords

Briefing for DA Bill Lords Committee stage   Background This Briefing is from Women Against Rape (WAR) and Support Not Separation Coalition. Since 1976 WAR has provided advocacy and information in individual cases and campaigns for justice, asylum, protection and compensation. It has won changes in the law such as getting rape in marriage recognised …

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Stop family courts/CAFCASS collusion with domestic violence deniers

Stop family courts/CAFCASS collusion with domestic violence deniers To all women MPs and other MPs who have supported the call for the family courts to protect women and children. Dear MP, Stop family court collusion with misogynist fathers’ lobby. We write urgently to ask you to object to the President of the family court, Sir …

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Domestic Abuse Bill in Parliament

See our latest short film: STOP the Family Courts aiding and abetting domestic abuse. Made by WAR & Support Not Separation. We are lobbying for the Domestic Abuse Bill to: recognise that domestic abuse victims are mostly women; provide vital resources so women and children can escape; extend all protections and resources to immigrant women …

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