Jess McCabe

I am a journalist and these are some of the stories I've been working on lately

Monthly Archives: February 2015

U.K. Cutbacks Shrink Routes for Escaping Violence

This is a primer for American news wire Women’s eNews on how UK austerity measures are making it more difficult for domestic violence victims to leave an abusive situation. Another instalment in my crowd-funded project. By Jess McCabe WeNews correspondent Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Providers of domestic-safety services are falling short of funding and a reform to the benefits system may…

Women’s eNews story: “Why Didn’t She Just Leave?” Part 2

Abuse Started at 14; He Was 34 and All She Knew By Jess McCabe WeNews correspondent Thursday, February 5, 2015 Fifteen years and three children later, Sarah asked for a separation from her abusive husband. The second of three brief interviews with survivors about why they didn’t leave right away, at the first incident of abuse. Credit: European Parliament on…