Martha Holeyman

  • 15 Jun 2018

    A law which would have made it a criminal offence to take ‘upskirting’ photos has been derailed after a single Conservative MP objected. Supporters of the move, which was backed by the government, shouted “shame” as Sir Christopher Chope made his objection, while campaigners said they were extremely upset and disappointed. The government says it is…

  • 13 May 2018

    Instagram accounts posting non-consensual photographs taken up women’s skirts have been deleted, following research by Channel 4 News. Adverts from big brand names accompanied the images, which were found on dozens of accounts. The move comes as MPs consider whether to create a specific offence for the lewd act, known as “upskirting”.

  • 12 Apr 2018

    A council in London has created a safe-zone around an abortion clinic, to stop anti-abortion campaigners from protesting outside. We help you answer the key questions: So what has been decided? So what’s controversial about it? So what do other countries do to deal with abortion? So what’s happening in the rest of the UK?

  • 11 Apr 2018

    So what does it mean for you if your online data has or hasn’t been grabbed? What could people do with your profile information? We help you answer some of the key questions in our new explainer series SO WHAT?

  • 6 Aug 2017

    They work in care homes, they are youth mentors, they campaign on sexual violence: they are all women whose lives inspire others to be stronger, to be empowered.