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April 2014

UN Special Rapporteur criticises cuts to UK women's services and calls for work in schools

EVAW welcomes Rashida Manjoo statement, and is appalled at Yarls Wood block...

Nigel Evans acquittal: Political attacks on CPS must stop

Following the acquittal of Nigel Evans of rape and sexual assault, and calls by politicians for a review of CPS handling of such cases and for

March 2014

31 March: UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women arrives in UK

EVAW members prepare special 'dossier' on key abuse issues and meet with Ms Manjoo...

What would schools tackling abuse actually look like? Bristol has an idea...

EVAW welcomes 'Bristol Ideal' project to get all local schools proactively working to tackle and prevent abuse...

EVAW's submission to Amnesty International's consultation on prostitution

EVAW has made this submission to AIUK's consultation on Amnesty's proposal to change its policy on prostitution

EVAW welcomes Home Office work tackling boys' abusive behaviour

Rape Crisis figures show alarming numbers of women seeking support after assault when under 18

February 2014

William Roache Verdict: Women's Groups appeal for responsible reporting

Women's groups appeal to media to remember many survivors are among their audiences...

Extreme Porn: Women's Groups welcome criminalisation in new Justice Bill

Responding to the publication of the new Criminal Justice & Courts Bill which includes the criminalisation of 'rape porn'...

January 2014

New data on police forces' response to rape - EVAW response

EVAW is concerned about a 'culture of scepticism' as new police data reveals huge differences in reporting rates..

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