domestic violence


What it's Like to Lose Your Sister in an Honour Killing

Banaz Mahmod was murdered by her father and uncle even after reporting her fears to the police multiple times. A decade later, her sister Payzee believes that British police still aren't taking honor killings seriously.
Sophie Brown

Male Domestic Abuse Survivors Describe Their Experiences

One in three survivors of domestic abuse are male, but there is comparatively little discussion of how men end up in abusive relationships and the obstacles they face when getting help.
Nick Chester

Fortnite Gamer Arrested After Allegedly Assaulting Girlfriend on Livestream

Other gamers called the police after witnessing the incident.
Gavin Butler
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Should You Tell Your Ex's New Partner They're Dating an Abuser?

Social media makes it easier than ever to keep tabs on an abusive ex, but is it ever a good idea to warn their new partner about them?
Kate Lloyd

How the Victims' Protection Act Aims to Open a Dialogue Around Domestic Violence

And why New Zealand, with the highest rate of domestic violence in the developed world, desperately needs to have that conversation.
Zoe Madden-Smith
Brett Kavanaugh

Where the Idea of False Rape Accusations Really Comes From

Donald Trump and his Adult Son keep trying to foment a #MeToo backlash. Shocker: They're lying.
Sonja Sharp
News of Zealand

Jacinda Ardern’s UN Speech Called Out Trumpism in Oh-So Classy Way

The Prime Minister addressed the UN this morning, advocating for greater action on climate change, domestic violence and gender inequality.
Zoe Madden-Smith
true crime

Why Brutal Domestic Violence Is Dismissed as 'Role Play'

Disgraced ex-NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman masqueraded as feminist and suggested he just liked weird sex. Neither was the truth.
Sonja Sharp
News of Zealand

News of Zealand: New Funding for Women's Refuges

Plus the shortage of kiwifruit workers, and racism in treatment of rheumatic fever patients.
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VICE Staff
Australia Today

One in Six Australian Women Are Victims of Physical or Sexual Violence From a Partner

A new report shines a light on domestic abuse in Australia.
VICE Staff

A Grisly New Year's Killing Shows How Little We Know About Murder-Suicides

After a 26-year-old mother was stabbed to death and her husband found hanging from a tree, experts and advocates pointed to glaring cracks in the system.
Sonja Sharp
opinions my own

Tony Veitch Reveals Our Astonishingly Short Memories For Gendered Violence

While the world reckons with a tidal wave of accusations against abusive men, New Zealand gives its own a new TV show.
Tess McClure