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Research and reports

INQUEST
Still Dying on the Inside: Examining Deaths in Women’s Prisons
March 2018

OFFICE OF THE CHILDREN’S COMMISSIONER
Voices from the Inside: The experiences of girls in Secure Training Centres
March 2018

WOMEN’S AID
Survival and Beyond: The Domestic Abuse Report 2017
2018

END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN COALITION AND SOUTHALL BLACK SISTERS
Violence against women and girls: Protecting women’s human rights and holding the state to account
2017

WOMEN’S AID AND KAREN INGALA SMITH
The Femicide Census: 2016 findings
December 2017

JOINT INSPECTION BY HMIC AND HMCPSI
Living in fear – the police and CPS response to harassment and stalking
July 2017

EAVES AND NIA
“I’m no criminal”:  Examining the impact of prostitution-specific criminal records on women seeking to exit prostitution
May 2017

CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE
Tenth Annual Violence Against Women and Girls Report 2016-2017
2016/2017

GEMMA LOUSLEY AND SARAH COPE
We are still here: the continued detention of women seeking asylum in Yarl’s Wood
2016/2017

IMKAAN
Capital Losses: the State of the Specialist BME Ending Violence Against Women and Girls sector in London
2016

WOMEN’S AID AND KAREN INGALA SMITH
Femicide Census: Redefining an Isolated Incident
December 2016

HMIC
National Child Protection Inspections: Metropolitan Police Service 1 February – 27 May 2016
November 2016

UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, ITS CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES, RASHIDA MANJOO
Report on her mission to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
May 2015

Rt Hon Dame Elish Angiolini DBE QC
Report of the Independent Review into the Investigation and Prosecution of Rape in London
April 2015

BARING FOUNDATION
An Independent Mission: The Voluntary Sector in 2015
February 2015

JOINT COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Violence Against Women and Girls: Sixth Report of Session 2014-15
February 2015

HMIC
Everyone’s business: Improving the police response to domestic abuse
2014

OFFICE OF THE CHILDREN’S COMMISSIONER
“If only someone had listened”: Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Gangs and Groups
November 2013

ALISON LEVITT QC AND CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY UNIT
Charging Perverting the Course of Justice and Wasting Police Time in Cases Involving Allegedly False Rape and Domestic Violence Allegations
March 2013

PROFESSOR SYLVIA WALBY
Measuring the Impact of Cuts in Public Expenditure on the Provision of Services to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls
January 2012

CHILD AND WOMAN ABUSE STUDIES UNIT, LONDON METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
Islands in the Stream: an evaluation of independent domestic violence advocacy scheme
January 2011

HMCS, HOME OFFICE AND CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE
Specialist Domestic Violence Courts Review 2007-08: Justice with Safety
March 2008

 

Briefings and policy responses

 END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN COALITION
DRAFT Submission to Government Consultation on the proposed Domestic Violence and Abuse Bill
April 2018

FOCUS ON LABOUR EXPLOITATION
Women in the Workplace: FLEX’s five-point plan to combat labour exploitation
March 2018

END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN COALITION
All Day, Every Day: Legal obligations on schools to prevent and respond to sexual harassment and violence against girls
September 2016

LOUISE WHITFIELD, DEIGHTON PIERCE GLYNN
How Legislation Protects Women-Only Spaces and Services
June 2016

LAW SOCIETY
Meeting the needs of vulnerable clients
July 2015

IMKAAN
Supporting Black and Minority Ethnic Women and Girls: 10 top things for commissioners of ending violence against women and girls services to consider
2014

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Domestic and Sexual Violence
Women’s Access to Justice: from reporting to sentencing
2014

END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN COALITION
Violence against Women and Girls in the UK: EVAW Coalition Briefing for Rashida Manjoo
March 2014

RIGHTS OF WOMEN
Written evidence submitted to the Joint Committee on Human Rights: the implications for access to justice of the Government’s proposed legal aid reforms
August 2013

WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTRE AND UK CEDAW WORKING GROUP
Women’s equality in the UK – A health check
April 2013

RIGHTS OF WOMEN
From Rights to Action: Using international rights and mechanisms on violence against women in the UK
2011

 

Literature

  • Women Violence and Male Power by Marianne Hester, Liz Kelly and Jill Radford.
  • Women Violence and Strategies for Action, Jill Radford, Malissa Friedberg and Lynne Harne
  • In an Abusive State: How Neoliberalism appropriated the feminist movement against sexual violence, Kristen Bumiller
  • Women, violence and social change, Dobash and Dobash
  • Women, Violence and Male Power, Mary Maynard and Jan Winn
  • Mothers on Trial, Phyllis Chesler

 

Related blogs and resources

END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN COALITION
Women’s Rights are Human Rights

RIGHTS OF WOMEN
Policy and research

Women’s Aid
Research and publications

Rape Crisis
Reports and briefings

SOUTHALL BLACK SISTERS
Reports

IMKAAN
Publications

LONDON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS CONSORTIUM
Good practice briefings

LSE CENTRE FOR WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY
Tackling Violence Against Women Blog

ONE LAW FOR ALL
Open letter to the Home Secretary: The law and not religion is basis of justice for citizens
July 2016

KAREN INGALA SMITH, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF NIA
Sex-differences and ‘domestic violence murders
March 2015

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