TEST: Submissions

Response to Law Commission Consultation: Consent in the Criminal Law

5 July 1994

Consent in criminal law regarding rape prosecution.  How the proposals laid out in the paper, will further undermine women.

WAR press release: opposing government cuts to compensation scheme

15 May 1993

Press release on compensation: who counts and who pays?

In the media: Women judge the courts

22 March 1991

New Law Journal: We demand more protection for wives Women against Rape delighted about the Appeal Court ruling however, they emphasise that the fundamental issue is consent.

In the media: The rapist who pays the rent

16 November 1990

In the media: The Rapist who pays the rent Women Against Rape react to the Law Commission’s recommendation that rape in marriage should be criminalised. New Law Journal outlines the story in November, 1990.

Book launch: The Rapist Who Pays The Rent – women’s case for changing the law on rape

8 June 1984

Book launch: The Rapist Who Pays The Rent – women’s case for changing the Law on Rape. This is the handbook of the movement to make rape in marriage a crime. It also describes how rape outside marriage is dealt with by police and courts, who often support and even encourage the rapist, whether he’s …

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