We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2017 Write to End Violence Against Women Awards.
This year we received a wonderful range of submissions across all the categories. These were reviewed by a panel to form the shortlist below. To read more about what we were looking for when we reviews submissions, read Handle with Care, our guide for journalists.
We look forward to welcoming all the shortlisted authors to the awards ceremony on Thursday 7th December, where the winners will be announced.
Best Article – News
Best Article – Feature
Why sex for rent is not a deal like any other
Why the dialogue on street harassment needs to remain open
“Just Ignore It”
A week of male violence
Best Article – Student & Young Person
Domestic abuse is happening at university. So why don’t we talk about it?
Polly Smythe and Niamh Anderson
Inside the hospitality industry: a culture of harassment
Richard Joseph with Meilan Solly and Jonathon Skavroneck
Gender Equality Award 2017: Creative Writing
We will be posting the pieces by shortlisted creative writers in the run up to the awards – stay tuned!
The Woman I do not Know
Sarcasm against the patriarchy
This year’s wooden spoon award will be announced at the ceremony.