News

February 2015

UK's reputation on women's rights undermined by patchy provision of life-saving support services

EVAW urges UK Government to ratify Istanbul Convention without delay

Women's groups urge MPs to vote against sex selective abortion amendment

Proposal is unevidenced and could negatively impact women at risk

MPs call for Compulsory Relationships & Sex Education

EVAW Coalition warmly welcomes Education Select Committee recommendations...

Femicide Census welcomed - action needed on data collection & attitudes to women

New statistics on sexual and domestic violence show need for better analysis of men's violence against women

Rape pornography and "revenge pornography" criminalised

Women's groups welcome recognition of harms to women...

#UniversityChallenge: Women's Groups & Students write to Government & Vice Chancellors

Amid alarming rates of sexual assault in UK universities and colleges, EVAW writes to Vince Cable and Universities...

First FGM prosecution ends in acquittal: No one is above the law & what about support services?

Better child protection, specialist services and compulsory SRE are also needed...

January 2015

New EVAW Briefing: UK universities obliged to protect women students from abuse & harassment

Sexual assault at alarming levels in UK colleges & universities, who are acting unlawfully if not responding...

EVAW calls on Football Association & PFA to address Ched Evans case

Call for FA and PFA to address unrepentant convicted rapist seeking new contract as harassment of victim continues

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