ela Williams, 22, had planned a short visit to a family friend in Kingston from her home in Scotland. She didn’t expect to find herself at Kingston Hospital battling a sickle cell crisis. What’s worse is she did not expect the cold reception she received when she arrived.
Ukraine has now entered its sixth week of the Russian invasion. The UN has said that more than 1119 civilians have been killed along with 1790 injured since Russian forces invaded Ukraine on February 24.
The End Violence Against Women coalition (EVAW) has released a report on violence against women and girls in the UK for 2021-22, with its director describing the data as “bleak”.