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RAPE CRISIS IN THE NEWS

Only £10 has been donated to Rape Crisis since Broadchurch started – why?
Only £10 has been donated to Rape Crisis since Broadchurch started – why?
27/4/2017
Katie Russell considers why, despite the proliferation of sexual violence storylines on TV, charities that support survivors haven't seen a lift in public support [READ MORE]
Rape survivor shares unflinching diary of sexual violence
Rape survivor shares unflinching diary of sexual violence
12/1/2016
In January 2016, a woman shared her experience of being raped and the criminal justice processes that followed online. [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis discusses new data regarding rapes recorded by the police
Rape Crisis discusses new data regarding rapes recorded by the police
05/11/2015
Rape Crisis responds to rise in rapes reported to the police [READ MORE]
BBC Woman's Hour: Is this Rape?
BBC Woman's Hour: Is this Rape?
03/11/2015
Jayne Bullough from member Rape Crisis organisation Rape Crisis South London discusses BBC Three's programme Is This Rape? on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour [READ MORE]
What Consent Is and What It Isn't
What Consent Is and What It Isn't
03/11/2015
Rape Crisis England & Wales's Katie Russell writes in The Independent, in response to BBC Three's Is This Rape? and other recent debate, with 5 simple things to remember about consent when it comes to sex [READ MORE]
Recorded Sexual Offences Up 41%
Recorded Sexual Offences Up 41%
15/10/2015
The number of sexual offences recorded by police in England and Wales has increased by 41% in the past year, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). [READ MORE]
Would you pay to wear this rape alarm on your bra?
Would you pay to wear this rape alarm on your bra?
04/8/2015
The Telegraph's Radhika Sanghani sought Rape Crisis' opinion on a new product that will send the wearer's location to the police if they're in danger for £10 a month [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis concerns over sexual consent smartphone app
Rape Crisis concerns over sexual consent smartphone app
14/7/2015
Concept implies false allegations of rape are common problem when they're not and app could be misused in abusive relationships [READ MORE]
New Guidelines on Consent for Prosecutors
New Guidelines on Consent for Prosecutors
20/5/2015
Rape Crisis welcomes Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders’ new guidelines on consent for prosecutors [READ MORE]
Nothing means ‘yes’ except an enthusiastic, freely given ‘yes’
Nothing means ‘yes’ except an enthusiastic, freely given ‘yes’
01/5/2015
Recent news stories, as well as our lived experiences as women, have made it clear that, well over a decade since the Sexual Offences Act 2003 came into law, there is still an alarming lack of general understanding of what consent is. [READ MORE]