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“This is not about women; it’s about power”—Stella Creasy on One Billion Rising

By Jessica Abrahams  

Stella Creasy MP. Photo copyright Policy Exchange

Yesterday, activists in more than 160 countries took part in One Billion Rising, a campaign to end the physical and sexual violence that, according to the UN, is suffered by one in three women worldwide. In the UK, where the Office for National Statistics estimates that one in three women will experience domestic abuse during their lifetime, campaigners took to Trafalgar Square calling for compulsory sex and relationship education in schools and the repeal of visa laws that tie domestic…

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