Time to clean up the police force

Time to clean up the police force Camden New Journal LETTERS 15 Oct 2021 ‘How can we expect convictions of violent men when police abusers protect other abusers inside and outside the force?’• AS Camden women’s organisations, we welcome the CNJ’s article and Comment on women’s safety. Since then national newspapers have criticised the institutional …

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The Met Police is telling women what they need to do but it urgently needs to change the way it functions

The Met Police is telling women what they need to do but it urgently needs to change the way it functions Camden New Journal 7 October 2021 By Isabelle Stanley Excerpted quote from WAR: “But campaigners have questioned what the point of more officers is if women don’t trust them. Lisa Longstaff from Women Against …

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Revealed: 315 officers domestic abuse

Revealed: 315 officers continued serving after Met dropped domestic abuse cases Josh Layton Monday 11 Oct 2021 3:32 pm Domestic abuse allegations have been made against hundreds of serving Metropolitan Police officers – with formal action taken in only a fraction of cases, figures show. More than 360 complaints were made against 326 police officers and Specials …

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Rallying Against the Police Bill

Morning Star 22 Sept 2021 Rallying Against the Police Bill Women and allies are joining a movement that’s coming together across Britain to opose the government’s onslaught of harmful legislation, say SARA CALLAWAY and LISA LONGSTAFF AS THE Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill was debated in the Lords last week, women held a lively …

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Consult on damages for crime victims with convictions, court tells government

Consult on damages for crime victims with convictions, court tells government BBC 9 August The public should be consulted on whether crime victims should be barred from getting compensation if they have an unspent conviction, judges say. The High Court ruling against the justice secretary follows a legal challenge by a woman who was sexually …

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Review of Justice is Your Right

Review of Justice is Your Right By Frith Taylor In May 2020 Women Against Rape (WAR) released the latest edition of ‘Justice is Your Right: A Self Help Guide to Survivors of Rape and Sexual Assault & their Supporters’ . For many years this guide has empowered sexual abuse survivors by explaining how they can …

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Sex attack victims denied compensation ‘because of unpaid TV licences’

Sex attack victims denied compensation ‘because of unpaid TV licences’ Josh Layton Nearly 1,000 reported victims of sexual assault have been denied compensation with many said to have had their claims rejected due to minor rule breaking. The applicants had requests turned down for convictions including not owning a TV licence, shoplifting and sex work, …

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Abolish Detention: No To Hassockfield

Abolish Detention – No to Hassockfield https://womenagainstrape.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/ConRT_1.mp4 Cristel Amiss, Global Women Against Deportations – part of the grassroots campaign calling for an end to building Hassockfield – a new detention Centre for women – planned by the Home Secretary.  “The systematic racist and sexist abuse that is detention and deportation must end – many more …

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Jail reprieve for dad who took upskirt pictures of 250 women

Jail reprieve for dad who took upskirt pictures of 250 women   A PERVERT who took more than 6,000 upskirt photos using a camera in his shoe has walked free from court – triggering fury from women’s rights campaigners. Daily Express By MARK REYNOLDS PUBLISHED: 11:06, Wed, Apr 21, 2021 | UPDATED: 11:07, Wed, Apr 21, 2021 Richard …

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