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Is This Rape?
Is This Rape?
03/11/2015
Rape Crisis responds to BBC Three's programme about young people's understanding of sexual consent  [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis responds to further steep rise in recorded sexual offences
Rape Crisis responds to further steep rise in recorded sexual offences
15/10/2015
The number of sexual offences recorded by police in England and Wales have increased by 41% in the past year, new ONS figures show. [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis Celebrates National Poetry Day
Rape Crisis Celebrates National Poetry Day
08/10/2015
FURIES, a stunning poetry anthology of women warriors, is now available in paperback and continues to support Rape Crisis [READ MORE]
EVAW launches new briefing on women's & girls' rights to specialist support services
EVAW launches new briefing on women's & girls' rights to specialist support services
06/10/2015
Women and girls who've survived rape, sexual abuse and other forms of gender-based violence deserve access to specialist support services: EVAW Coalition releases new briefing [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis responds to news of lack of funding for specialist sexual violence services
Rape Crisis responds to news of lack of funding for specialist sexual violence services
12/8/2015
Rape Crisis appeals for confirmation of central government funding to sustain and grow specialist services beyond March 2016 [READ MORE]
Between the Lines: Service Responses to Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Women and Girls Experiencing Sexual Violence
Between the Lines: Service Responses to Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Women and Girls Experiencing Sexual Violence
06/8/2015
Rape Crisis welcomes key findings from research into Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) women's and girls' experiences of accessing sexual violence services [READ MORE]
Criminal Injuries Compensation: Rape Crisis calls for thorough overhaul
Criminal Injuries Compensation: Rape Crisis calls for thorough overhaul
03/8/2015
Rape Crisis has raised concerns about criminal injuries compensation awards for sexual violence survivors for years; reduced sums for criminal records is just one among many issues with flawed system [READ MORE]
Adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse 'hidden' within latest crime stats
Adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse 'hidden' within latest crime stats
17/7/2015
In response to the release of crime figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) that showed 37% increase in recorded sexual offences, Rape Crisis spokeswoman Katie Russell said: [READ MORE]
Highest ever volume of violence against women offences being prosecuted in England and Wales
Highest ever volume of violence against women offences being prosecuted in England and Wales
25/6/2015
The CPS has seen a dramatic increase in the numbers of cases concerning Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) – including rape, domestic abuse and sexual abuse. [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis agrees that survivors wait too long for justice
Rape Crisis agrees that survivors wait too long for justice
23/6/2015
Rape Crisis national spokeswoman Katie Russell said: [READ MORE]