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Rape Crisis & campaigning partners demand urgent reform as child sexual abuse survivors denied compensation
Rape Crisis & campaigning partners demand urgent reform as child sexual abuse survivors denied compensation
17/4/2018
Rape Crisis England & Wales, Liberty, Barnardo’s, Victim Support, National Working Group, Labour MP Sarah Champion and Conservative MP Iain Stewart have written to Justice Secretary David Gauke demanding an urgent overhaul of the scheme governing compensation for victims of crime. [READ MORE]
Justice: Decision to Release John Worboys Overturned
Justice: Decision to Release John Worboys Overturned
28/3/2018
The High Court today (28th March 2018) overturned the Parole Board decision to release serial rapist and sexual offender John Worboys.  [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis awarded Tampon Tax grant
Rape Crisis awarded Tampon Tax grant
27/3/2018
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport announces outcome of latest Tampon Tax Fund applications [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis responds to launch of Government's Domestic Abuse Bill consultation
Rape Crisis responds to launch of Government's Domestic Abuse Bill consultation
16/3/2018
On International Women's Day, the government launched its consultation into the Domestic Abuse Bill. [READ MORE]
Victims' Commissioner launches survey on experiences of the parole process for victims
Victims' Commissioner launches survey on experiences of the parole process for victims
02/3/2018
Baroness Newlove tasked with ensuring victims' voices are heard in current review of parole process and Victim Contact Scheme [READ MORE]
Supreme Court Worboys Case: Clear and Final Ruling – Police Must Investigate Rape Properly & Failing to do so Breaks the Law
Supreme Court Worboys Case: Clear and Final Ruling – Police Must Investigate Rape Properly & Failing to do so Breaks the Law
21/2/2018
Rape Crisis England & Wales and sister women’s groups pay tribute to the victims of John Worboys who have fought this case all the way to the historic Supreme Court outcome today. [READ MORE]
TIME'S UP on Sexual Abuse, Harassment & Inequality
TIME'S UP on Sexual Abuse, Harassment & Inequality
18/2/2018
Rape Crisis England & Wales and women from its member Rape Crisis Centres answered a call to action from the TIME'S UP UK campaign on the day of the BAFTAs [READ MORE]
National Police Chiefs' Council Chair Sara Thornton blogs on disclosure
National Police Chiefs' Council Chair Sara Thornton blogs on disclosure
11/2/2018
National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) Chair Sara Thornton has published a blog on the NPCC website in response to the recent debate around disclosure of evidence [READ MORE]
A fifth of women in England and Wales have experienced sexual assault since the age of 16: Rape Crisis responds to ONS report
A fifth of women in England and Wales have experienced sexual assault since the age of 16: Rape Crisis responds to ONS report
08/2/2018
Following on from the publication on 25th January of the most recent crime figures for England and Wales, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released a series of articles providing a more detailed analysis of figures covering the year ending March 2017 [READ MORE]
In response to DPP Alison Saunders' interview with the Evening Standard
In response to DPP Alison Saunders' interview with the Evening Standard
22/1/2018
In response to this evening's (22nd January 2018) article in the Evening Standard, Rape Crisis repeats its call for radical overhaul of the Criminal Justice System in relation to sexual violence [READ MORE]