The benefit cap is supporting state child abuse See WAR’s article by Lisa Longstaff The Guardian, Jan 2014, which connects benefit cuts with domestic violence and the state taking children from mothers. As a family brings a legal challenge to the £500 limit, the treatment of mothers in violent relationships is brought into sharp relief.
Over 1.25 million people, including 300,000 children, are destitute in Britain. People don’t eat regularly, can’t afford clothes and are dependent on others, sometimes strangers, for a roof over their heads.
We speak out against the Governement’s Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign This campaign, in fact, offers little or nothing in the way of services, protection, policing or resources for women in violent relationships.
Against ourselves: Why Women Against Rape couldn’t join a march through Soho… Whose Night? Women Against Rape, the English Collective of Prostitutes and the Wages for Housework Campaign were unable to take part in the Nation Union of Student’s Reclaim the Night march in February 1981 and were forced to leave a planning meeting for …