More women are coming forward to report historic sexual crimes in Dorset than ever before, new statistics reveal. Figures released by Dorset Police now show an 88% increase in old sexual crimes (ones that occurred many years ago) being reported in 2017, with more women coming forward than ever to report crimes which happened in […]
A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman at a bowling green in Bournemouth on New Year’s Eve. The incident allegedly took place at around 11.30pm on Sunday 31 December 2017. The victim, a woman in her 30s, reportedly met the man on Southcote Road, before they walked together to a […]
As it stands, every year in England and Wales alone, 12 000 men are raped – with other research estimating it to be one man every hour. The agreed statistic is that the amount of males who actually report their abuse is suggested to be between one and four percent. Why do so few men […]
Trigger Warning: The following content contains stories on the issue of rape that some viewers may find uncomfortable. In a group of just 5 females, statistics show that at least one of them will be sexually assaulted during their time at university in the United States of America. Unsafe Spaces tells the stories of […]
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By March, no rape crisis charities in the UK will have government funding. We find out what this will mean for the future of the charities.