On Saturday 8 March 2014, as we celebrated International Women’s Day, Janet Veitch from End Violence Against Women asked ‘Is there really anything to celebrate?’
On Saturday 8 March 2014, to coincide with International Women’s Day, the government published an updated violence against women and girls action plan.
A report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) presents results from the world’s biggest-ever survey on violence against women, revealing the extent of abuse suffered by women at home, work, in public and online.
An EU funded project, ‘Restorative justice in cases of domestic violence: Best practice examples between increasing mutual understanding and awareness of specific protection needs’, was launched in March 2014.
In February 2014, Demos published a report on ‘Anti-social Media’.
The Government has announced its plans for the future of youth custody. But more needs to be done to put children’s human rights at the heart of the criminal justice system. A more ambitious and radical approach is needed to improve outcomes for children in the criminal justice system and set them on a better …
An Overview of Hate Crime in England and Wales was published by the Home Office, the Office for National Statistics and the Ministry of Justice in December 2013.
‘New Technology: Same Old Problems. Report of a roundtable on social media and violence against women and girls’ was published by the End Violence Against Women Coalition in December 2013.
A report published by the EHRC in December 2013 reveals that some public bodies have made progress in tackling disability-related harassment but overall, more needs to be done.
‘Tackling FGM in the UK. Intercollegiate recommendations for identifying, recording and reporting’ calls for a comprehensive multi-agency action plan to ensure that girls are protected by the existing UK legal framework.