Rape Convictions

Be Proactive On Tackling Rape, Police Told

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Rape prevention work needs to be undertaken by police officers, not just community groups, one of the Met's top officers has said. Dep Asst Commiss...

Jimmy Savile Case Sees Rape Figures Rise

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

Rape and sexual offences reported to the police have rised sharply this year, attributed in part to the high-profile Jimmy Savile investigation with v...

'More Vulnerable To Rape': Police Apologise For Anti-Drinking Poster

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK

Police have apologised after a 'Safe Night Out' poster implied drunken women leave themselves vulnerable to rape. The poster, which appeared in pub...

Rapists Who Preyed On Vulnerable Women Jailed 'Indefinitely'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

Two rapists who worked as a team to attack "vulnerable" women were jailed indefinitely today. Stepbrothers Barry Snook, 32, and Neil Moore, 25, joi...

Rapists 'Escaping Justice'

PA | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK

Serial rapists may be escaping justice because of failures by police and prosecutors, a report has claimed. One in eight reported rapes are written...

Jokes About Rape Aren't Just Banter 'Lads'

Estelle Hart | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Estelle Hart

A website referring to women as wenches and slags isn't simply the harmless "banter" the writers want us to believe. Just this week the head of the CPS in London has said that jurors preconceptions about women has a negative impact on rape conviction rates.