In October 2012, five leading UK women’s organisations wrote to BBC Director General George Entwistle regarding the two inquiries into Jimmy Savile’s alleged abuse of children.
‘Stuck: Current approaches to the design and delivery of interventions to address gang-related violence in Birmingham’
was published by brap in August 2012.
In September 2012, the European Parliament voted to protect victims of crime – including rape, harassment, hate crime and trafficking – across the EU.
Launched in September 2012, UK Feminista’s film shows that violence against women and girls is not inevitable.
‘The Hidden Face of Gender Inequality’ from Welsh Women’s Aid shows how to use equality objectives to prevent violence against women.
IARS is pleased to announce the publication ‘Waves of Healing: Using Restorative Justice with Street Group Violence’ by Dr Theo Gavrielides.
In September 2011, the EHRC published the final report of its inquiry into disability-related harassment. The Government published its response to the report in July 2012.
On 8 June 2012, the UK signed the Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.
In May 2012, End Violence Against Women (EVAW) published the results of a YouGov survey on sexual harassment.
On 17 May 2012, the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) published ‘Hate Crime in Scotland, 2011-2012’.