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Rape Crisis welcomes measures from Government aimed at reducing trauma for rape victims giving evidence and increasing protection for children at risk of grooming
Rape Crisis welcomes measures from Government aimed at reducing trauma for rape victims giving evidence and increasing protection for children at risk of grooming
19/3/2017
Ministry of Justice announces new measures aimed at improving experience of the criminal justice system for rape victims and survivors [READ MORE]
Supreme Court: Women's Groups Intervene as Police Try to Resist Duty to Protect Women Following John Worboys Case
Supreme Court: Women's Groups Intervene as Police Try to Resist Duty to Protect Women Following John Worboys Case
13/3/2017
Today the Met Police (Monday 13th March 2017), backed by Home Office, will argue for Supreme Court ruling saying police cannot be sued for failures that left violent , serial rapist on the street  [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis welcomes Government announcement on compulsory Relationships & Sex Education
Rape Crisis welcomes Government announcement on compulsory Relationships & Sex Education
01/3/2017
Education Secretary Justine Greening today (1st March 2017) announced that Relationships & Sex Education (RSE) is to be made compulsory in all schools. [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis England & Wales & Coventry University launch new sexual violence disclosure training for higher education staff
Rape Crisis England & Wales & Coventry University launch new sexual violence disclosure training for higher education staff
28/2/2017
Rape Crisis England & Wales has worked in partnership with Coventry University to develop an online training module that will equip staff to effectively and sensitively support students who have experienced an unwanted sexual incident. [READ MORE]
ITV's Broadchurch to Support Extension of National Rape Crisis Helpline Hours during Season 3
ITV's Broadchurch to Support Extension of National Rape Crisis Helpline Hours during Season 3
16/2/2017
The national Rape Crisis helpline for England and Wales will be open for 14 hours a day during the eight weeks that the third and final series of popular TV drama Broadchurch is on air.  [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis welcomes Private Member's Bill on sexual offences
Rape Crisis welcomes Private Member's Bill on sexual offences
08/2/2017
Liz Saville Roberts MP will present a Private Member's Bill to the House of Commons today (8th February 2017), seeking to restrict the use of complainants' sexual history in rape trials [READ MORE]
Disrespect NoBody
Disrespect NoBody
03/2/2017
The Home Office has launched the second phase of its Disrespect NoBody campaign aimed at young people [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis supports 2nd annual Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week
Rape Crisis supports 2nd annual Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week
01/2/2017
Running from 6th - 12th February 2017, this nation-wide campaign tells the world #ItsNotOK [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis welcomes new report into sexist and victim-blaming attitudes
Rape Crisis welcomes new report into sexist and victim-blaming attitudes
20/1/2017
The Fawcett Society today (20th January 2017) released a report revealing that 38% of all men and 34% of all women believe a woman is totally or partly to blame if she is sexually assaulted while drunk and wearing a short skirt on a night out; Rape Crisis responds  [READ MORE]
On the sad news of Jill Saward's death
On the sad news of Jill Saward's death
05/1/2017
Jill Saward was a good friend and valued supporter of the Rape Crisis movement for three decades. [READ MORE]