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Rape Crisis calls for justice for sexual violence survivors in run-up to General Election
Rape Crisis calls for justice for sexual violence survivors in run-up to General Election
16/4/2015
Three weeks before the United Kingdom goes to the polling booths to vote in the General Election and widespread local elections, Rape Crisis national spokesperson Katie Russell s... [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis responds to Home Affairs Select Committee report on police bail
Rape Crisis responds to Home Affairs Select Committee report on police bail
20/3/2015
In response to the report on police bail released today (Friday 20th March 2015) by the Home Affairs Select Committee, Rape Crisis national spokeswoman Katie Russell said: &... [READ MORE]
Rape Monitoring Group digests start to give picture of how rape is dealt with by police in England and Wales
Rape Monitoring Group digests start to give picture of how rape is dealt with by police in England and Wales
12/3/2015
Responding to the Rape Monitoring Group digests released by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) today (12th March 2015), Rape Crisis national spokeswoman Katie... [READ MORE]
Million Women Rise
Million Women Rise
07/3/2015
Today, Saturday 7th March 2015, women from the Rape Crisis movement across the UK will join thousands of sisters and their children in London for the annual Million Women R... [READ MORE]
Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation
Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation
04/3/2015
The Government launched its Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation report yesterday (Tuesday 3rd March 2015), in response to Professor Alexis Jay’s review into child sexual ex... [READ MORE]
Why We Rise
Why We Rise
03/3/2015
In just four days' time, on Saturday 7th March 2015, women from the Rape Crisis movement across the UK will join thousands of sisters and their children in London for the an... [READ MORE]
APPG reports funding for violence against women & girls services not fit for purpose
APPG reports funding for violence against women & girls services not fit for purpose
24/2/2015
A cross-party group of MPs have released their findings from a recent inquiry concluding that the current funding systems for domestic and sexual violence services are ‘not... [READ MORE]
Joint Committee on Human Rights urges Government to ratify Istanbul Convention
Joint Committee on Human Rights urges Government to ratify Istanbul Convention
23/2/2015
The Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) warns in its most recent new report that the Government could harm its international reputation by failing to ratify the Council of Eu... [READ MORE]
Three rapists jailed in case that highlights important issues around consent
Three rapists jailed in case that highlights important issues around consent
13/2/2015
Three men have today (Friday 13th February) been jailed for a combined total of 18 years for the rape and sexual assault of a 23-year-old woman. The issue central to the pro... [READ MORE]
Charter for the Rights of Women Seeking Asylum
Charter for the Rights of Women Seeking Asylum
30/1/2015
In recent months, important new initiatives have come into play for women facing rape and violence abroad. But women seeking asylum in the UK are falling through a protection ga... [READ MORE]