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Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland highlights 'degrading' treatment of sexual violence survivors in justice system
Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland highlights 'degrading' treatment of sexual violence survivors in justice system
20/11/2017
Rape survivors and campaigners are calling for an overhaul of the justice process in Scotland after a report identified problems with the way victims of sexual crimes are treated. [READ MORE]
Schools Minister tells MPs: boys who sexually assault girls should not be left in same class
Schools Minister tells MPs: boys who sexually assault girls should not be left in same class
12/10/2017
Schools Minister gives evidence to Women and Equalities Committee on sexual violence and sexual harassment in schools, two days after broadcast of BBC Panorama's 'When Kids Abuse Kids' [READ MORE]
Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) releases 10th annual Violence Against Women & Girls (VAWG) report
Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) releases 10th annual Violence Against Women & Girls (VAWG) report
10/10/2017
More defendants than ever before are being prosecuted and convicted for sexual offences across England and Wales, new figures reveal today (10th October 2017). [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis supports 'Sammy's Law' campaign
Rape Crisis supports 'Sammy's Law' campaign
06/10/2017
Campaign led by Rotherham sexual exploitation survivor and activist Sammy Woodhouse calls for criminal records to be expunged where convictions were direct result of grooming and coercion of child victims [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis & partners call for end to cruel two-child tax credit limit
Rape Crisis & partners call for end to cruel two-child tax credit limit
22/9/2017
On International Peace Day 2017, Rape Crisis England & Wales co-signed an open letter calling on the Government to end the two-child tax credit limit, which cruelly discriminates against victims and survivors of sexual and domestic violence [READ MORE]
Half of jurors in rape cases reach guilty verdict before deliberation new study finds
Half of jurors in rape cases reach guilty verdict before deliberation new study finds
22/9/2017
Almost half of jurors will come to a guilty verdict before deliberation in rape cases, a study by the University of Huddersfield has found.  [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis & other charities demand compensation for child sexual abuse survivors
Rape Crisis & other charities demand compensation for child sexual abuse survivors
18/7/2017
Sexually exploited children are being refused compensation by a Government agency on the grounds they ‘consented’ to their abuse, reveals a charity coalition. [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis Remembering Srebrenica
Rape Crisis Remembering Srebrenica
09/7/2017
Rape Crisis joins with Remembering Srebrenica, a UK charitable initiative, to mark Srebrenica Memorial Week [READ MORE]
Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) looks into impacts on victims and survivors, their support needs, and support services
Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) looks into impacts on victims and survivors, their support needs, and support services
04/7/2017
On Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th July 2017, Rape Crisis will be among a range of experts, including child sexual abuse (CSA) victims and survivors, participating in an IICSA seminar on Victims' and survivors’ experiences: impacts of CSA, support needs and support services in London. [READ MORE]
Exciting Tender Opportunity to Build an Online Platform for Women and Girls - We are now seeking expressions of interest
Exciting Tender Opportunity to Build an Online Platform for Women and Girls - We are now seeking expressions of interest
26/6/2017
Rape Crisis England & Wales are seeking a like-minded organisation to work with us to build an online platform from which specialist services for women and girl survivors of sexual violence will be delivered. [READ MORE]