Jackie Long is social affairs editor and presenter for Channel 4 News.
Jackie Long is Channel 4 News Social affairs editor and presenter. She joined the programme in 2011, following more than two decades at the BBC. Most recently she was Correspondent at Newsnight, and she previously worked on The World at One, PM and Five Live.
The vast majority of victims of domestic homicide were in touch with police, health services and other public agencies before they were killed , new research reveals today. Published by the Domestic Abuse commissioner, the review calls for widespread change across the board – from the criminal justice system to social care – to intervene more effectively and try to stop the killings.
We spoke to Tarik Jasarevic from the World Health Organisation, which says people in Gaza who need medical treatment aren’t getting it.
2.5 million adults, most of them women, are affected by domestic abuse every year. It’s linked to one-in-five murders or manslaughter cases.
We are joined by Mark Regev, who’s a senior adviser to the Israeli Prime Minister.
We spoke to Dr Ghassan Abu-Sittah. He’s a war surgeon who recently returned from Gaza after 41 days in the Strip. He held a press conference in Westminster this morning.
We spoke to Mansour Shouman in Kahn Yunis in Gaza. He’s a Palestinian Canadian national who could have left Gaza with his wife and children but decided to stay, he says, to help in whatever way he can.
We spoke to Jean Adamson from Covid Families for Justice. Her father Aldrick died with the virus in April 2020.
We spoke to Dr Margaret Harris from the World Health Organisation.
We spoke to Amba Kak, who’s executive director of the AI Now Institute.
We spoke to filmmaker Yousef Hammash, who also works for the Norwegian Refugee Council, on what life is like in Khan Yunis
We were joined by Janey Starling, who’s co-director of the gender justice campaign group Level Up.
We were joined by Conservative MP Richard Graham.
We are joined from Amman by Jordan’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Ayman Safadi.
Prison officers are demanding the government immediately introduces so-called PAVA spray to be used on violent young offenders – warning that further delays will end in tragedy.
Tens of thousands of women in Iceland refused to go to work today, including the country’s female prime minister, in the name of gender equality. Known as the “Women’s Day Off”, the 24-hour strike saw shops shuttered, and hospitals operating on skeleton staff, as women protested against wage discrimination and gender-based violence in the country.…