ST. LOUIS — Ciera Jackson filed for a restraining order, claiming in court documents that her ex-boyfriend Victor Whittier had sent a series of threatening text messages and then lurked outside her home.
Review suggests raft of improved rights for people detained under the Mental Health Act People with serious mental health problems should be given a host of new rights to ensure they receive better care
A woman murdered in her own home by her partner had survived an unrelated attack years earlier which left her blind in her right eye. Michelle "Denise" Rosser, 38, died of "catastrophic injuries" resembling
The number of men who die by suicide should be considered a "national emergency", a group of AMs has said. There should be as big a focus on mental health as physical health in order to reduce the number
Clare's Law gives women potential access to a partner's criminal history. But the BBC has learned many women are refusing information that could save their life. Does your partner have a violent past?
All fatalities in England to be investigated after Connor Sparrowhawk case highlights poor care The NHS is to start investigating the deaths of more than 100,0000 mental health patients a year in a drive
An average of 137 women across the world are killed by a partner or family member every day, according to new data released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). They say it makes "the
Increase in homelessness has led to more people being found sleeping or sheltering in bins As winter draws closer, waste containers – especially those containing cardboard – become increasingly important
Slavery is illegal in throughout the world, yet an estimated 21 million people are enslaved globally. To put that number in perspective on Anti-Slavery Day, there are more slaves in contemporary society
Across Britain, there are thousands of victims of this often invisible crime. To mark Anti-Slavery Day we look at the scale of hidden exploitation More than 250 years since the end of the transatlantic
The family of a mother murdered by her ex say she was let down by the police. Mother-of-two Laura Stuart was stabbed multiple times and kicked in the head by Jason Cooper as she walked home from a night
Melanie Clark’s case highlights the shameful reporting of domestic violence deaths. A new press code would save lives On New Year’s Eve, 44-year-old Melanie Clark was stabbed to death by her husband. sons,