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Book Launch – Rape: Challenging Contemporary Thinking- 10 years on – Jennifer M. Brown

www.amazon.co.uk/Rape-Challenging-Contemporary-Thinking-Years-dp-0367757419/dp/0367757419/ref=dp_ob_title_bk Amazon description: Rape: Challenging Contemporary Thinking – 10 Years On takes stock of current thinking and research about rape and the way it is handled in practice within the criminal justice system, as well as challenging some of the widely held but inaccurate beliefs about rape. The second edition of Rape: Challenging Contemporary Thinking – … Continue reading “Book Launch – Rape: Challenging Contemporary Thinking- 10 years on – Jennifer M. Brown”

Webinar – Connect Centre – The problems of police data to measure domestic abuse

www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-problems-of-police-data-to-measure-domestic-abuse-tickets-366739376347 About this event: Date and time: Wed, 7 September 2022, 4-5pm Location: Online event Much of police demand in relation to domestic violence and abuse (DVA) can be attributed to repeat perpetrators and victims. Targeting police resources at repetition could therefore be an effective use of resources to reduce demand. However, to effectively target … Continue reading “Webinar – Connect Centre – The problems of police data to measure domestic abuse”

Event – Theatre – On Me

https://manchester.ssboxoffice.com/events/on-me/ Event Details  Seven Oaks Pub  Wed 27th Jul – Sat 30th Jul 15:00,19:30  60 mins  £10.50  DTKManc  DangerousToKnow Shona and Christian are performing in a “gritty” re-enactment for a true crime documentary. Shona plays the ex-partner of a violent sex offender and murderer. Christian plays the sex offender and murderer. As the two actors … Continue reading “Event – Theatre – On Me”

News – Politics – I’ll make streets safe for women, vows Liz Truss

Liz Truss has vowed to crack down on violence against women by introducing a new law to criminalise street harassment and a national domestic abuse register to protect victims at home. The Tory leadership candidate pledged to do more to make Britain’s streets safer for women after the nation was “shocked” by a series of high-profile cases over the past two … Continue reading “News – Politics – I’ll make streets safe for women, vows Liz Truss”

News – Politics – Labour pledges to fast-track rape and domestic violence cases through courts

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2022/jul/26/labour-fast-track-rape-domestic-violence-cases-courts Rape and domestic violence cases will be fast-tracked through the courts under a Labour government so that no victim has to wait more than a year for justice, Keir Starmer has pledged. In an interview with the Guardian, the Labour leader said Boris Johnson had made no progress tackling gender-based violence during his premiership because of his “appalling” … Continue reading “News – Politics – Labour pledges to fast-track rape and domestic violence cases through courts”

News – VICE World News – Teenage Girls Serving in British Army Report Record Levels of Sexual Assault

https://www.vice.com/en/article/xgydwj/british-army-sexual-assault A record number of teenage girls under the age of 18 serving in the British military have reported being sexually assaulted and raped while training in the last year, VICE World News can reveal.  The revelations come as the British Armed Forces actively seeks to recruit more women into its ranks, advertising enticing careers … Continue reading “News – VICE World News – Teenage Girls Serving in British Army Report Record Levels of Sexual Assault”

Webinar – Public Policy Update – Protecting Women and Girls in the UK from Female Genital Mutilation:Taking Action to Tackle a Global Problem at Home and Abroad

Date of Event: Thursday, August 18th 2022 Time of Event: 9:30 AM — 1:20 PM Place of Event: Webinar Key Speakers: Nusrat Ghani MP, Member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security Ibrahim Ismail & Hodan Osman, Development Manager & Project Co-ordinator at Bolton Solidarity Community Association Dr Deborah Hodes, Consultant Community Paediatrician at University College London Hospitals Kate Agha, CEO and … Continue reading “Webinar – Public Policy Update – Protecting Women and Girls in the UK from Female Genital Mutilation:Taking Action to Tackle a Global Problem at Home and Abroad”

Event – Connect Centre Conference – Effective Interventions to Prevent and Reduce Harm and Abuse

Keynote speaker: Professor Sherry Hamby, University of the South, U.S.A The Keys to Preventing Harm & Abuse: Less Admonishment & MoreStrengths-Building The Programme will include:• The latest research from the Connect Centre team• Research on effective interventions from other UK researchers• Opportunities to network with other practitioners, researchers,students and commissioners Cost: £40 practitioners & undergraduate … Continue reading “Event – Connect Centre Conference – Effective Interventions to Prevent and Reduce Harm and Abuse”