The only scary thing about Halloween should be the costumes. Every year many of us flock to the streets, bars, and parties to celebrate Halloween but this time of year can still be scary for some of us in a different way. There are parents letting their children trick or treat, perhaps alone and those...Read More
Is it up to women to keep themselves safer at festivals? Answer: No. We have touched on this subject not too long ago but with festival season in full swing and Founder Emma recently writing an article for Daily London News we felt it necessary to talk about again. Read More
Thirteen out of thirty-nine homicide victims are women will all male suspects, in 2022 so far, according to a recent article on the BBC. The analysis that shows a slight increase on the same time last year has come after Mayor Sadiq Khan's £17.7 million pledge to develop a strategy to help keep women safe.Read More
According to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) 177 women were murdered between April 2020 and March 2021 alongside 416 male murders. Out of the women killed in this time frame 109 of them were killed by a man, 32% of the victims were murdered by their partner or ex-partner.Read More
The end of 2021 saw a spike in the uptake and enquiries of self-defence classes for women and girls. Companies that specialised in self-defence and martial arts said enquiries from females went up 50% since the murders of Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa.Read More
Victim blaming culture can compound trauma meaning missed opportunities to collect evidence'. This was the statement given by the home affairs select committee who are calling for urgent improvements in reporting, investigating and prosecuting spiking incidents across the UK.Read More
In 2022 WalkSafe hosted the Women Leading the Change event which saw like minded individuals come together to discuss the epidemic of violence towards women and girls we find ourselves in today.Read More
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