English expectations ahead of the World Cup in Brazil this summer are at an all-time low. Countries such as Spain and Germany are much more fancied to lift the trophy in the Maracana Stadium on July 13th. Joel Prosser investigates why. Billy Waters, a professional footballer currently playing at Crewe Alexandra Football Club, believes that […]
Dorset police are warning revelers to be wary of their surroundings this Christmas, particular when travelling home. Following the launch of their ‘In Focus’ sexual offences campaign last week, Dorset Police have said that despite huge improvements in their response to sexual offences, it is still a major problem. The campaign has highlighted the trauma […]
Interview with the manager of the Dorset Sexual Assault Referral Centre (ARC), Michele Challis. Michele talks about the role of the company and raising awareness of sexual offences.
These statistics are based on data from the ‘Crime Survey for England and Wales’ in 2009/10, 2010/11 and 2011/12. – On average, 2.5 per cent of females and 0.4 per cent of males said that they had been a victim of a sexual offence (including attempts) in the previous 12 months. This represents around 473,000 […]