Woman known as Sarah has compensation increased after she made allegation against husband before changing her mind, under pressure from him. Lisa Longstaff from Women Against Rape (War), which made written submissions to the judge, said: “Sarah finally got some justice! CICA rules are applied in a sexist and uncompassionate way, and War is one …
New Law Journal: why there should be a ban of the use of evidence on a women’s sexual history Parliament should stop endorsing judges’ sexism which exposes victims to questions about sex with men other than the defendant – and understand that this kind of action is, in fact, a second rape.
He’s the rapist, she’s the victim. Bella article asks the question – So how come every little detail about her lifestyle is used to make the women look like the criminal??
Lisa Longstaff from Women Against Rape urges the governments of UN to take action. Outlining and proposing a proper standard of services and resources required to support all survivors of rape and sexual violence.
Article in Telepathy newsletter – outlining the support provided by WAR for survivors of rape. And examples of some of the legal cases we have worked on with women…
Policy often divert attention from the real obstacles of justice which victims face. Such policies provide a smokescreen for the sexism, racism, class and other forms of discrimination. Read the article in New Law Journal in full below.
We argue against new legislation regarding concsent cases. Our letter below outlines the intolerable ordeal rape survivors now face in trying to establish in court that they did not consent to sex.
This victory makes legal history. However, it is now urgent that the Home Secretary allows Mr Davis to return back to the UK.
Consent in criminal law regarding rape prosecution. How the proposals laid out in the paper, will further undermine women.