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by Angela Marinari  |  16th November 2020

With just 1% of rapes successfully prosecuted, Angela Marinari explores the role of a different avenue for victims of sexual violence – restorative justice either with the abuser or those who enable the abuse.…Read more

by Alexandra Fanghanel  |  7th April 2019

In the middle of 2017, a postgraduate student walked into my office to speak to my colleague, announcing that he was about to share some sensitive information. I made moves to leave the room to give him some privacy. ‘No’, he said, ‘I want you to hear this, too’, and informed me that he was going to go on trial accused of rape. He wanted everybody to know, so that he could be transparent. So that we would understand, if he was upset in class sometimes, why this was.…Read more

In the light of #MeToo and similar campaigns, myths about sexual violence and domestic abuse must be explored. Rachel Fenton looks at why these myths are held and how they shape our perceptions of sexual violence.…Read more