The term ‘human rights defender’ sounds very official, but you, in fact, might be one without even realising it – and if you aren’t, it’s something you could be at any moment.
Are you, or is someone you care about, trapped in an abusive relationship? Recently we looked at the cycle of abuse: the four stages of behaviour that are usually repeated as a never-ending pattern in abusive relationships. These four stages are:
In the 1970s, psychologist Lenore Walker developed a social cycle theory known as the cycle of abuse, which identified a specific pattern that most abusive relationships follow. These four phases are evident in the majority of violent relationships, and they repeat themselves over and over again, no matter how many times the abuser promises to…
In the final instalment of our Body of Work: Abortion Conversations series, we’re exploring the work of artist Nicola Harris. Body of Work: Abortion Conversations features artists who have developed pieces specifically on the topic of abortion. The exhibition, hosted by Marie Stopes in conjunction Amnesty International and EASI, the End Abortion Stigma Initiative, was…
We’re continuing with our Abortion Conversations interviews, which were held following the recent Body of Work: Abortion Conversations exhibition.
Marie Stopes and EASI co-hosted a workshop on abortion stigma for artists earlier this year. At the workshop, artists were given the opportunity to discuss abortion with experts in the field and to have time to develop the concepts for their artworks with other artists.
Marie Stopes, in conjunction with Amnesty International and EASI – the End Abortion Stigma Initiative – recently hosted the Body of Work: Abortion Conversations exhibition.