Independent Women: The Influence List. The Portrait Project

This International Women's Day, join Refuge and The Independent in celebrating influential women and supporting survivors.

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On display throughout March at Outernet will be new portraits of Amy Dowden, Anna Whitehouse, Carol Vorderman, Baroness Floella Benjamin OM DBE, Jameela Jamil, Kate Garraway MBE, Maggie Alphonsi MBE, The Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, Rosie Jones and Sara Pascoe, taken by acclaimed photographer Sane Seven. Meanwhile, Tracey Emin has donated a new, one-off photographic portrait, entitled ‘The Empty Room’

To register your interest in buying one of the prints in aid of Refuge, please send an email to, including your name.

All proceeds from the project will help provide valuable support for the essential services that Refuge delivers, including the National Domestic Abuse Helpline, enabling women and children to live without violence and fear.