2nd september 2021
Webinar 4 – What Impact will the Police Crime Sentencing & Courts Bill have on Survivors?
Please find a copy of our webinar here.
During the session a number of links and documents were shared via the chat function. In case you didn’t manage to:
- The link to Level Up, Janey’s organisation https://www.welevelup.org
- The link to the Rights of Women website https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/
- The link to Sex and Rage https://www.sexandrage.com/about
- A copy of Rights of Women’s commentary on the Policing Bill: https://rightsofwomen.org.uk/news/police-crime-sentencing-and-courts-bill-dismisses-the-real-needs-of-survivors/
- Some of Sita’s work on the Policing Bill: https://www.versobooks.com/blogs/5029-catching-history-vigils-riots-and-the-right-to-protest
- A recent paper co-authored by Miranda Horvath that might be of interest in relation to the recent rape review “The justice system is failing victims and survivors of sexual violence” https://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/volume-34/september-2021/justice-system-failing-victims-and-survivors-sexual-violence
- Beth Richie’s work on the ways that emboldening the US criminal injustice system lead to an increase in Black women being incarcerated and disbelieved https://nyupress.org/9780814776230/arrested-justice/
- Aviah Sarah Day’s work on a similar topic but based in the UK https://www.bbk.ac.uk/our-staff/profile/9235313/aviah-day#publications
- Information on the way in which Open Doors, an essential health service for Sex Workers in East London, who were pressured by funders into sharing information (something that may become the norm if the PCSC Bill passes) https://www.vice.com/en/article/avaqpa/hackney-open-doors-criminalisation-drugs-sex-workers
- Luke de Noronha’s book ‘Deporting Black Britons’ https://manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9781526143990/
In the meantime:
- If you have any other resources you’d like to share please send them in, we can also put them up or links to them on the VAWGRN website on the resources page.
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