All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sexual Violence
The APPG on Sexual Violence is co-chaired by Sarah Champion MP and Rt Hon Maria Miller MP. It provides a forum for discussion within Parliament to raise awareness of sexual violence against women and girls, and particularly on how legislation, policy and practice relating to sexual violence is affecting survivors and specialist support services.
Rape Crisis England & Wales provides the Secretariat to this group and supports the group in an administrative and operational capacity.
The Funding and Commissioning Landscape Part 2: Understanding the Perspective of Funders and Commissioners
17th October 1 – 2.30 pm
This session will consider the perspective of the funders and commissioners in the current funding landscape for specialist sexual violence services. It will seek the views of key decision makers as well as explore potential best practice across funders and commissioners.
Speakers for the 17th October include:
- Victoria Atkins MP, Minister for Women
- Vera Baird QC, Victims Lead at the Association for Police and Crime Commissioners
- Duncan Shrubsole, Director of Policy, Lloyds Bank Foundation
- Catherine Hinwood, Head of Victim and Witness Policy, Ministry of Justice
24th January 2018 Inaugural Meeting
17th April 2018 Pornography and Sexual Violence
17th July 2018 The Funding and Commissioning Landscape Part 1: The Frontline
Publications and reports
The APPG on Sexual Violence conducts inquiries into key issues raised through APPG meetings. The inquiries assemble evidence from survivors, front line professionals, academic researchers, statutory agencies and those responsible for tackling sexual violence strategically through prevention, provision, policy, protection and prosecution.
Officers for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sexual Violence:
Sarah Champion MP – Co-Chair
Rt Hon Maria Miller MP – Co-Chair
Jess Phillips MP Vice-Chair
Baroness Margaret Prosser, OBE
Caroline Lucas MP
Alison Thewliss MP