Theresa May’s Plans To Transform How Domestic Violence & Abuse Is Tackled


Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans for a major programme of work leading towards bringing forward a Domestic Violence and Abuse Act. Originally Published By UK Home Office, 17 February 2017 Theresa May has today announced plans to transform the way we think about and tackle domestic violence and abuse – one of the most … Continue reading Theresa May’s Plans To Transform How Domestic Violence & Abuse Is Tackled

Tackling Domestic Abuse: Overcoming The Conflicts Of Culture


Written By Kudakwashe Nyakudya One of the conflicts that confronts many survivors of  Domestic Violence & Abuse (DVA) is that which is aggravated by culture. Often faith communities, professionals & other society groups embrace particular cultures in tackling DVA, which may have progressively developed over time. Survivors, on the other hand, would also be a part of these inter-mingled … Continue reading Tackling Domestic Abuse: Overcoming The Conflicts Of Culture

Significant shift: UK judges change court rules on child contact for violent fathers


Reforms aim to end presumption that a father must have contact with a child when there is evidence of domestic abuse  Family court in High Holborn, London. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Written by Sandra Laville Senior judges are taking steps to end the presumption that a father must have contact with a child where there is evidence … Continue reading Significant shift: UK judges change court rules on child contact for violent fathers

Kudakwashe On BBC Radios Discussing Domestic Abuse Against Men


    This morning Kudakwashe Nyakudya challenged Christians, & other faith groups, to offer “practical faith” by reaching out to men victims of Domestic Violence & Abuse (DVA), as she was speaking in interviews on BBC’s religious programmes broadcasted on radios across United Kingdom. Though DVA mainly affects women & also children, more than 2.2 million men … Continue reading Kudakwashe On BBC Radios Discussing Domestic Abuse Against Men

Surviving Domestic Abuse: Arising From Self-Pity


Written by Kudakwashe Nyakudya The impact of Domestic Violence & Abuse (DVA) on survivors take a huge toll on emotional & psychological wellbeing, regardless of whether direct emotional & psychological abuse were experienced or not. Reflecting on my personal survival, I know that many survivors like me have gone through different phases of negative mindsets & emotions, … Continue reading Surviving Domestic Abuse: Arising From Self-Pity

The Responsibility Of A Survivor’s Freedom


Written by Kudakwashe Nyakudya Many victims and survivors of  Domestic Violence & Abuse (DVA) desire to be completely free from the social pandemic. Freedom is a great opportunity to experience. However, the key here is where we want to be free to. If freedom is a place or destination, then we need to be intentionally responsible for how … Continue reading The Responsibility Of A Survivor’s Freedom