Stop the Crime Bill

Crime (Sentences) Bill 1997 - the implications for women. A Crime Bill is part of a law and order agenda which invokes victims rights and undermines civil rights. Alongside Legal Action for Women, we submitted a briefing to the House of Lords opposing to the Bill and highlighting the implications for female victims of rape.

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Statement: Against the rape of children at home and in care

Against the rape of children: at home and in care. The rape of children is common, but hidden. Often young girls and boys in dependent situations, are forced to hide what is happening and submit again and again.