‘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.
On 15 November, we mark the anniversary of the election of England’s first Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) – members of the public elected to oversee local policing and hold Chief Constables to account. A vital part of our human rights safety net, the police have significant potential to protect or harm our rights to …
‘Homophobic Hate Crime: The Gay British Crime Survey 2013’ was published by Stonewall in October 2013.
The Care vs Control report shows that three quarters of girls and young women aged between 11- and 21-years-old are unaware of the signs of domestic violence.
‘The Hate Crime Report. Homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in London’, shows that although crime rates may be dropping, LGBT people are still experiencing high levels of abuse.
‘Understanding who commits hate crime and why they do it’ was commissioned by the Welsh Government and published in July 2013.
In June 2013, the International Development Committee published a report on ‘Violence Against Women and Girls’.
This report by the World Health Organization, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council was published in June 2013.
In May 2013, the European Parliament voted in favour of an EU-wide protection order that will protect victims of domestic violence.
‘Deeds or Words? Analysis of Westminster government action to prevent violence against women and girls’ was published in May 2013 by End Violence against Women (EVAW).