Following the public altercation between Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi, Jill Dawson, an Advisory Consultant for Interlitq, and a contributor to Issue 3 of Interlitq, remembers the time when an ex-boyfriend pushed her from a moving car

Jill Dawson

Jill Dawson

Writing in The Guardian (21.06.13) in “The revulsion at the Saatchi-Lawson pictures helps us name abuse: Others helped me see my ex-partner’s domestic violence for what it was. Public condemnation is crucial”, Dr. Jill DawsonAdvisory Consultant for Interlitq, and a contributor to Issue 3 of Interlitq, states that “shame is part of violent relationships”.

The art collector Charles Saatchi arrives at his home in west London after being cautioned by police for assaulting his wife, Nigella Lawson. 'I was struck by how shocked he seemed by the public ­reaction. I know how that feels.' Photograph: Olivia Harris/REUTERS

The art collector Charles Saatchi arrives at his home in west London after being cautioned by police for assaulting his wife, Nigella Lawson. ‘I was struck by how shocked he seemed by the public ­reaction. I know how that feels.’ Photograph: Olivia Harris/REUTERS

Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson

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