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Rape Crisis supports first UK Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week
Rape Crisis supports first UK Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week
04/2/2016
The first ever Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week for the United Kingdom kicked off on Monday (1st February 2016) with a ground-breaking launch at London’s City Hall , at which Rape Crisis England & Wales was pleased and proud to be in attendance.  [READ MORE]
HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate release review of specialist Rape & Sexual Offence Units
HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate release review of specialist Rape & Sexual Offence Units
02/2/2016
Her Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI) published a report today (2nd February 2016), which found that the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is insufficiently resourcing and staffing its specialist Rape and Serious Sexual Offences (RASSO) units and not following its own victim policies in a third of cases. [READ MORE]
2 weeks to go until National Sexual Violence Conference, York
2 weeks to go until National Sexual Violence Conference, York
29/1/2016
There are 2 weeks left to book onto the 'Walk the Walk' Conference hosted by Arch North East, Rape Crisis England & Wales and the Northern Rock Foundation, to be held in York on 12th February 2016. [READ MORE]
New high level report calls for detention reform
New high level report calls for detention reform
26/1/2016
A report commissioned by the Home Office into the detention of vulnerable people has been published. Stephen Shaw's review supports many of the findings and recommendations of the Set Her Free campaign.  [READ MORE]
Sexual Offences Recorded by Police at Highest Level Since Records Began
Sexual Offences Recorded by Police at Highest Level Since Records Began
22/1/2016
The Crime Survey for England and Wales has announced that sexual offences reported to the police rose by a further 36% during the year to the end of September 2015, putting them at their highest level since records began over 12 years ago. [READ MORE]
5 Days Left to Order Fab Christmas Gifts with a Difference in Aid of Rape Crisis
5 Days Left to Order Fab Christmas Gifts with a Difference in Aid of Rape Crisis
16/12/2015
10pm on Sunday 20th December 2015 is the ordering deadline for The Radical Tea Towel Company and Kate's Little Store on Etsy [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis launches Christmas appeal
Rape Crisis launches Christmas appeal
01/12/2015
Christmas and the festive season can be an especially difficult time for many sexual violence survivors and Rape Crisis services are in greater need than ever. [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis welcomes new Ambassador Maddy Hill
Rape Crisis welcomes new Ambassador Maddy Hill
26/11/2015
Today (26th November 2015), during this year's 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women & Girls, Rape Crisis England & Wales is delighted to announce Maddy Hill as its first official ambassador [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis celebrates International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women despite challenges & uncertainty
Rape Crisis celebrates International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women despite challenges & uncertainty
25/11/2015
Fresh from its annual conference, Rape Crisis England & Wales prepares for 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women & Girls, despite nearly half of services still awaiting confirmation of core funding [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis comments on latest data on recorded rapes in England and Wales
Rape Crisis comments on latest data on recorded rapes in England and Wales
05/11/2015
Today (5th November 2015) Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabularies (HMIC) released its latest data about rapes recorded by the police in England and Wales. [READ MORE]