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History and Memories of the Domestic Violence Movement: We've Come Further Than You Think

Gill Hague


This book is a one-off history of the women’s domestic violence movement in the UK with some international and global content. It celebrates transformative women’s activism on violence against women from the 1960s on. Interviews with activists, practitioners and abuse survivors provide reflection on this inspiring movement of social change for women, shaped by a generation of pioneering activists. The book is illustrated with memories, anecdotes and memoir, and with poems celebrating women’s activism. It also reflects on the movement challenging rape and sexual violence. It presents an analysi ... More

Keywords: domestic violence, women’s movement, violence against women, history, women’s activism, memoir, black and minority ethnic women

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781447356325
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447356325.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gill Hague, author
University of Bristol