June 2015

Stop Online Abuse

A new website, Stop Online Abuse, has been launched by Galop to tackle online abuse aimed at women and LGBT people.

CPS report - increased reports and prosecutions of VAWG

EVAW welcomes report and calls for compulsory SRE & support for women's services

New Google policy to remove 'revenge pornography' from search results

EVAW welcomes new policy to limit access to abusive images

Comprehensive UN report on the UK's response to violence against women & girls

UK efforts recognised - but criticism for patchy support services, lack of SRE, Yarls Wood & legal aid

Professor Sylvia Walby calls for urgent overhaul of domestic violence crime statistics

Research shows violent crime against women vastly under-represented in national statistics.

New report calls for greater resources to achieve justice for rape survivors

EVAW welcomes Dame Elish report on investigation and prosecution of rape in London

May 2015

Massive increase in reports to police of child sexual abuse

Operation Hydrant shows 71% rise in survivors of recent & historic abuse coming forward to police

Former Oxford student sues university for failure to investigate rape

Oxford's policy on response to sexual assault discriminates against women

April 2015

General Election: What will the Parties do to end violence against women & girls?

EVAW writes to party leaders asking them to set out policies on VAWG

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