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Office of the Children’s Commissioner’s Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Gangs and Groups

At the request of the Secretary of State for Education, the Office of the Children's Commissioner (OCC) has today produced an accelerated report

Older Women's Lifelong Experience of Domestic Violence in Northern Ireland

Qualitative study of the impact of domestic abuse on the lives of women aged 50 and over. Explores the silence around domestic abuse of older women, attitudes of health and justice professionals, and consequences of abuse for long-term physical and mental health. Includes recommendations on service provision.

On Men and Violence

On Men and Violence Written for the United Nations INSTRAW Virtual Seminar Series on Men's Roles and Responsibilities in Ending Gender-based Violence 2001, the paper highlights the importance of education and engaging men in VAW prevention. Author: Robert Connell University of Sydney 2001  

Opinion on an EU Stratergy on Violence Against Women and Girls

Published 7 Dec 2010 The opinion provides a definition and a set of recommendations intended to inform the EU Strategy on Violence against Women and Girls. The explanatory note to this opinion provides a background of the opinion and of violence against women and girls in Europe. It also expands on the recommendations providing more details of the context and means of implementation. Read the report here.

Or (My Treasure)

Or (My Treasure) is a 2004 French-Israeli film starring Dana Ivgy in the title role of Or, a teenager who struggles to be responsible for her prostitute mother Ruthie, played by Ronit Elkabetz. It premiered on 14 May 2004 at the Cannes Film Festival. DIRECTOR: Keren Yedaya NOTABLE APPEARANCES: Dana Ivgy, Ronit Elkabetz DATE OF RELEASE: 2004 COUNTRY: France, Isreal LANGUAGE: Hebrew, English subtitles

Out of Mind, Out of Sight: Breaking down the barriers to understanding child sexual exploitation

This report provides an outline of trends, themes and patterns based on an intensive six month period of research into child sexual exploitation. It acknowledges the challenges faced by agencies working with victims of child sexual abuse, but also identifies serious weaknesses  and makes recommendations to improve practice in safeguarding victims and improving criminal justice outcomes.

Out of place: The policing and criminalisation of sexually exploited girls and young women

A new report Out of place: The policing and criminalisation of sexually exploited girls and young women released today (10 July 2012) by the Howard League for Penal Reform reveals that many sexually exploited girls commit crime to try and escape the men who exploit them or as a cry for help, and the charity is calling for local agencies to link together and develop new strategies to protect them.
PACT with Business

PACT with Business

Zero Tolerance has developed the PACT programme for businesses in Scotland.

Paying the Price: A Consulations Paper on Prostitution

A consultation paper on prostitution presenting a summary of Home Office research, key statistics, and approaches in other EU countries.

Pick Your Battle: a practical guide to social activism

The guide includes: * Suggestions for thinking up smart, responsible solutions to base your activism around * Practical guides to raising awareness, forming groups, lobbying decision makers, staging protests, volunteering and working with the media * Cautionary advice about working with statistics, research, and guidance on finding compelling evidence to back up your goals * A “When Things Go Wrong” section details some barriers and common criticisms you’ll come across



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