News

March 2017

Mayor's plan for police prioritises violence against women and girls

The police and crime plan sets out the Mayor's priorities for the next four years.

Women defend human right to hold police to account in the Supreme Court

Women's groups intervene as police try to resist duty to protect women following 'Black Cab Rapist' John Worboys case.

On #IWD2017: the importance of challenging rape myths

JURIES' Alison Boydell writes about her work to improve juries' understanding of sexual violence.

Government announces £20m funding for domestic violence support services

EVAW today welcomed the announcement of £20 million of desperately-needed government funding.

Government announces compulsory Relationships & Sex Education in all schools

EVAW greatly encouraged by major step to prevent abuse

February 2017

Select Committee submission links young people's mental health to sexual harassment

Our January submission to the Health Select Committee on mental health and young people's experiences of violence and harassment.

Success in parliament towards ratification of Istanbul Convention

Today the Istanbul Convention passed its Third Reading.

Prime Minister's commitment to tackling domestic violence welcomed

Theresa May's announcement commendable when there is much that can be done

Valentine's Day letter calls for Sex Ed. in all schools

Letter sent to the Education Secretary demands Sex Ed in all schools from MPs and women's groups.

January 2017

Government reject calls to scrap "woman-judging" 3rd child policy

As Trump is inaugurated and on the eve of worldwide women’s marches, UK government sticks by its plan to force women to ‘prove’ rape for

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