Women Against Rape statement against Policing and Crime Bill

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Policing & Crime Bill: Prostitution proposals detrimental to safety As measures on prostitution in the Policing and Crime Bill are discussed this week, we respectfully ask Members of the House of Lords to consider our arguments on women’s safety and … Continue reading

Grassroots attitudes obstruct search for justice

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Sandra Laville, crime correspondent The Guardian, Saturday 14 March 2009 It is 27 years since the documentary A Complaint of Rape caused an outcry and forced a sea change in the way police forces treat allegations of rape and sexual assault. The groundbreaking … Continue reading

Public Meeting – Rape and Prostitution: A Question of Consent

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Rape and Prostitution – A Question of Consent Tuesday 3 February 6pm Committee Room 6 House of Commons While government feminists and religious fundamentalists equate prostitution with rape and claim most sex workers have been trafficked, rapists continue to get … Continue reading

RAPE, RACE & PROSTITUTION

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CONFERENCE RAPE, RACE & PROSTITUTION Campaigning for justice in the 21st century Saturday 10 March 9.30-5pm Trinity Reformed Church, Buck Street, London NW1 (Kentish Town Road end, behind Sainsbury’s, Camden Town tube) Entrance: £20 funded organisations and professionals; £10 waged; £5 low waged; £3 … Continue reading

Rape victim refused compensation because of prostitution, wins her appeal

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PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS  On 12 March 1996 a woman from Bristol who was violently attacked, raped and robbed won £4,000 compensation from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB.) The CICB had initially … Continue reading

Rapist jailed after prostitutes bring private prosecution, The Independent

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Two women who brought the first private prosecution for rape and indecent assault after the Crown Prosecution Service dropped their cases saw their attacker jailed for 14 years yesterday. Coming the week after a London family – in another private … Continue reading