A survey from the Office for National Statistics estimates that there were 1.9 million victims of domestic abuse last year in England and Wales, or 6.1 per cent of the population. For the purposes of the survey, forms of domestic abuse constitute emotional, financial or physical assault carried out by a partner, ex-partner or... Read More
Earlier this week, I wrote a piece on the impact of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO) on victims of domestic violence. As set out in my previous blog, LASPO removed legal aid in practically all family law cases except for victims of domestic violence. On the surface, this looked like a sensible... Read More
After the gang rape and subsequent death of a 24-year-old student in India in December 2012, the unprecedented public outcry put pressure on the government to reform the laws concerned with sexual assault. 'Delhi was the epicentre for the movement, but it was happening everywhere,' Karuna Nundy, a prominent Supreme Court... Read More
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