Honour Based Violence and Its Brutality

Honour Based Violence and Its Brutality By Ruth Akinradewo  The Metropolitan Police describes "honour-based violence" as "a violent crime or incident which may have been committed to protect or defend the honour of the family or community." Figures show that at least 5,000 people are victims of "honour"

The Dark Side of Pornography

The Dark of Pornography  By Ruth Akinradewo Pornography. I don't love to hear that word, nor to think about what it means. The term derives from the Greek word porni, meaning 'prostitute' and 'graphein' ("to write"). It was initially used to classify any work of art or literature depicting

End Human Trafficking

End Human Trafficking By Ruth Akinradewo The United Nations defines human trafficking as: “The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of

No Room For Grooming

No Room For Grooming By Ruth Akinradewo Grooming, as defined by the NSPCC, is “when someone builds a relationship, trust and emotional connection with a child or young person so they can manipulate, exploit and abuse them.” This topic is one that has hit the headlines

Female Foeticide and Infanticide

Female Foeticide and Infanticide By Ruth Akinradewo Femicide is defined as: ‘the intentional killing of females because of their gender’. Numerous examples we have already explored comprise diverse types of femicide. Not withstanding this, female foeticide and infanticide represent perhaps the starkest form of femicide. ‘Female foeticide’ relates to