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Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
RT @TimesRadio: Nearly one-third of rape victims never report the crime because they feel they will not be believed. Dame Vera Baird, vict…
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
Shockingly more than 20 years after legislation severely limited cross examination on previous sexual history nearl… https://t.co/6zbKkOh9x2
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
Of those rape complainants who got to court, a majority felt they were treated fairly by judges & there was overwhe… https://t.co/m6yLA7cqgD
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
Rape survivors told us about system re-victimising them. Police decision to take no further action & CPS decision n… https://t.co/6053ZAvoFw
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
Of those rape survivors who reported the crime only half agreed police treated them with sensitivity respect & fair… https://t.co/lMfGCOobMb
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
Thanks to 491 rape complainants answering the survey. Many felt disbelieved & judged. ‘Devastated’ by CPS declining… https://t.co/mUlQoHXuxI
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
My survey shows 95% of survivors who didn’t report to police told us it was because they were scared of being disbe… https://t.co/2p5BU11TP2
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
Today I publish the findings of my survey of nearly 500 survivors of rape. Heartbreaking stories of their criminal… https://t.co/g4xyJqLiDs
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
RT @RapeCrisisEandW: We're pleased to have supported this crucial research from @VictimsComm Heartbreaking but unsurprising findings to m…
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
RT @SolaceWomensAid: Just 1 in 7 rape survivors expect justice in England and Wales. Victims’ commissioner survey also reveals about a thir…
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
RT @charleshymas: High-profile parole hearings of criminals' bids to be released from jail should be held in open court, the head of the pa…
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
RT @LDNVictimsComm: Grateful to ⁦@VictimsComm⁩ for conducting vital survey which must be considered as part of the Government end to end re…
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
RT @charleshymas: Only one in seven victims of rape (14 per cent) believe they will get justice by reporting it to police, with up to half…
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
RT @VeraBaird: Please respond if you reported rape to the Met and were asked for Mobile phone data or similar. Very important survey.
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
These figures are worrying. We cannot have a postcode lottery for victims seeking justice. Need to understand reas… https://t.co/gncU1SLXXb
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
Great House of Lords briefing on the critical need for non-fatal strangulation to become a criminal offence in the… https://t.co/xKi9oAqxiF
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
Good meeting with @TheSafeguarding team & @LDNVictimsComm to discuss the campaign to tighten law on sex offenders c… https://t.co/hfSNvOJX7E
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
Victims want to be participants in parole process & not mere bystanders. Over 2000 have asked for explanations of… https://t.co/zpjtOY8Z90
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
Great meeting today with Victoria Atkins MP @ukhomeoffice to discuss supporting victims of anti-social behaviour,… https://t.co/2LK9HX8qXC
Victims Commissioner

Victims Commissioner

@VictimsComm
RT @EVAWuk: New @SkyNews 16 minute documentary film on rape and the justice system sets out the state of things, “the decriminalisation of…