Why counting dead women is a necessary task

Susan Dalgety looks at the Femicide Census and men's violence against women and questions the priorities of some of those seeking to lead the Labour Party.
Labour leadership candidate Lisa Nandy at a hustings event in Glasgow (Picture: John Devlin)
Labour leadership candidate Lisa Nandy at a hustings event in Glasgow (Picture: John Devlin)

Susan Dalgety looks at the release of the Femicide Census report on UK femicides in 2018, arguing that in attempting to pander to the voices of a minority, candidates for the Labour Leadership posts are dismissing the importance of evidence based policy and the rights of women and girls.

Read the full article by Susan Dalgety on The Scotsman website. 

 

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