Jess Phillips reads names of women ‘killed by male violence’

Labour MP Jess Phillips read out a list she said included the names of all the women killed by male violence since the last International Women’s Day.

The 100-plus list of names – provided by Karen Ingala Smith and the Counting Dead Women Project – showed, she said, that “violence against women and girls is an epidemic… if as many people died every week at a sporting event… there would be national outcry… all of these women mattered”.

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