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Join Our Discussion Room: Online Events for Women
Join Our Discussion Room: Online Events for Women
07/6/2017
Rape Crisis England & Wales is developing a range of online services* and we want to know your views! [READ MORE]
Rape Crisis England & Wales launches survey for women & girls about new online support for rape & sexual abuse survivors
Rape Crisis England & Wales launches survey for women & girls about new online support for rape & sexual abuse survivors
24/5/2017
Rape Crisis England & Wales invites women and girls to share their thoughts and ideas about online support for survivors of rape and sexual abuse as new services are developed [READ MORE]
BBC drama Three Girls praised for highlighting child sexual exploitation
BBC drama Three Girls praised for highlighting child sexual exploitation
19/5/2017
The three-part TV series has been described as 'outstanding', 'a landmark' and 'extremely true to life' in its portrayal of the true story of grooming and sexual exploitation of girls in Rochdale [READ MORE]
UK music festivals restate zero tolerance to sexual assault with new ‘Safer Spaces’ campaign
UK music festivals restate zero tolerance to sexual assault with new ‘Safer Spaces’ campaign
05/5/2017
More than 25 festival websites, including Bestival, Boomtown Fair, End of the Road, Parklife and Secret Garden Party, to be “blacked out” for 24 hours on May 8th to increase awareness about sexual assault. [READ MORE]
Schools are being urged to take more care over how they treat pupils who have been sexually abused by classmates
Schools are being urged to take more care over how they treat pupils who have been sexually abused by classmates
31/3/2017
Schools are being urged to take more care over how they treat pupils who have been sexually abused by classmates. In many cases, staff have failed rape victims by putting them back into classrooms with their alleged attackers. MPs and charities have warned that schools are struggling to respond to “peer on peer” sexual abuse because there is a “gap” in the government’s safeguarding guidance. [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 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]
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]