Articles about 'criminal justice system'

Work in progress

Our anonymous author speaks out about her rape and the consequent criminal trial

Anonymous // 22 September 2017

Categories: Features, Violence

Drama and intrigue at the expense of victims

In this second review of Undercover, Jane Fae is not impressed

Jane Fae // 28 May 2016

Categories: Reviews, Television

The best shot at the truth?

In our first of two reviews of Undercover, Rashida Islam sees a great premise let down by a sidelining of the most important issues at the show’s core

Rashida Islam // 27 May 2016

Categories: Reviews, Television

Revenge porn law puts perpetrators first

Rikke Amundsen argues that the law supposedly created to protect victims is weighted in favour of perpetrators

Guest Blogger // 31 January 2016

Categories: Blog

Overcoming adversity, becoming brilliant

Joanna Whitehead discusses artistic technique, male violence and slut shaming with Una, author of the new graphic novel Becoming, Unbecoming

Joanna Whitehead // 26 October 2015

Categories: Books, Features, Interviews, Reviews

The man found guilty of abusing me walked free with a £500 fine

When Emily's* sexual abuser was sentenced to a fine and community service, she started a petition calling for mandatory minimum sentencing

Emily Warren // 26 July 2015

Categories: Features, Violence

There’s no justification for granting rape suspects anonymity

The Home Affairs Select Committee have proposed that people suspected of sexual offences should be granted anonymity in order to protect their reputations. D H Kelly argues that this would get in the way of bringing sexual offenders to justice

D H Kelly // 26 March 2015

Categories: Blog

New review: Spiral

Dawn Kofie appreciates Laure Berthaud, Spiral‘s “feminist anti-hero” who isn’t afraid to bend the rules, but is disappointed by the predictability of some of the character’s personal choices. WARNING: Spoilers...

Holly Combe // 11 March 2015

Categories: Blog

Bold Berthaud

Dawn Kofie appreciates Laure Berthaud, Spiral's "feminist anti-hero" who isn't afraid to bend the rules, but is disappointed by the predictability of some of the character's personal choices

Dawn Kofie //

Categories: Reviews, Television

Should Ched Evans get his job back?

Guest blogger Sarah writes about the upcoming release of footballer Ched Evans from prison after his rape conviction, discussing whether or not he should be given his old job back at Sheffield United Football Club

Sarah Flude // 2 May 2014

Categories: Blog

After the trial: seeking justice for rape

Annie Moran, whose rapist was tried and convicted recently, expresses her misgivings about the current justice system and urges discussion about rape

Annie Moran // 4 March 2013

Categories: Features, Violence

Help charity build a clothes bank for women getting back on their feet

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Jess McCabe // 5 February 2013

Categories: Blog

Justice for rape in rape culture

Annie Moran, whose rapist is being tried in court, recounts the trauma of reporting the rape and expresses her dissatisfaction with the current judicial system

Annie Moran // 18 December 2012

Categories: Features

Why I didn’t report my rape (trigger warning)

An anonymous reader felt unable to report being raped. She explains why.

Guest Blogger // 23 April 2012

Categories: Blog

Challenging rape myths in the mainstream

Emilia di Girolamo, the lead writer on Law and Order: UK, takes an unflinching view of gang rape in the show's next episode. Siân Norris met her to discuss her motivations

Sian Norris // 29 January 2012

Categories: Culture and Media, Interviews, Violence

New feature: After Banaz Mahmod, where is the justice for victims of honour-based violence?

Five years after Banaz Mahmod’s murder, it’s time for the government to get serious on honour-based violence, argues Fionnuala Murphy from the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation Five and...

Jess McCabe // 23 August 2011

Categories: Blog

After Banaz Mahmod, where is the justice for victims of honour-based violence?

Five years after Banaz Mahmod's murder, it's time for the government to get serious on honour-based violence, argues Fionnuala Murphy from the Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation

Fionnuala Murphy //

Categories: Politics and Current Affairs, Violence

A juror speaks

Under UK law, it is illegal for the people on a jury to ever speak about what went on in the jury room. Today’s Guardian includes a piece by one...

Jess McCabe // 1 July 2010

Categories: Blog

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