Domestic abuse in England and Wales
26% of women aged 16-59 report having experienced some kind of domestic abuse as adults. 15% of men report the same.
Women killed by men
Just under half of all women killed were killed by their partners or ex-partners, according to the latest official statistics for England and Wales in 2015/16.
Sexual violence and domestic abuse
Official surveys show how widespread sexual violence and domestic abuse are.
When are domestic violence victims not “vulnerable”?
The judge in a domestic violence case in Manchester has been criticised for supposedly finding that the victim wasn't vulnerable. Here's what happened.
The scale of abuse during childhood: how much do we know?
An estimated six million adults in England and Wales report having been abused as children, and two million report having been sexually abused.
Domestic violence: 1.9 million say they were victims last year
And two women a week are killed by partners, ex-partners, ‘emotional rivals’, and family members.
How common is FGM in England and Wales?
The Prime Minister was among those to call for an end to female genital mutilation this week. How widespread is the practice in this country?
Domestic violence: do 19 in 20 abusers escape conviction?
The Sun and others reported today on the extent of domestic violence in England. But do 19 out of 20 "abusers" escape justice?