Articles: sexual violence
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Women's Aid response to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Consultation Document on Accepting and Advertising employer vacancies from within the adult entertainment (AE) industry by Jobcentre Plus.
These statistics focus on types of domestic violence, including sexual violence and harrassement.
Women who have experienced sexual violence may find the questions and answers in this article relevant to their situation.
Women's Aid has been funded by the Home Office and Comic Relief to develop National Service Standards for Domestic and Sexual Violence Services (NSSDSV). Find out more.
Guidelines, reports, books and articles focusing on the subject of sexual violence.
The Interdepartmental Ministerial Group on Sexual Offending have published a cross-government Action Plan on Sexual Violence and Abuse that launches the programme to build nine new Sexual Assult Referral Centres.
Women’s Aid welcome this consultation document and the acknowledgement by Government that this issue needs serious consideration in order to improve attrition rates and provide protection. View the full response.
The Sentencing Guidelines Councils (SGC) is to recommend that future sentences for rape and other sex crimes be cut by 15 per cent.