Calls for downblousing to be made a criminal offence in England and Wales

Legal experts are calling for downblousing to be made a criminal offence in England and Wales. These calls come three years after ‘upskirting’ (covertly taking photographs under someone’s clothes without their consent) became a criminal offence in England and Wales.  If the campaign is successful and the new laws come into force in England and Wales, […]

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A new non-fatal strangulation offence has come into force

From the 7th of June 2022 anyone who strangles their partners in a bid to control or intimidate them will face up to 5 years behind bars for committing the UK’s new non-fatal strangulation offence. The new non-fatal strangulation offence will also apply to British nationals abroad so there is no escape for abusers even if […]

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Is the Justice system putting ‘trans rights ahead of women’?

A new report claims women are being failed by the criminal justice system because it is too focused on transgender rights which is putting “trans rights ahead of women.” The report, titled Transgenderism and Policy Capture in the Criminal Justice System, was authored by the Policy Exchange think tank.  While researching the paper they found the police, the […]

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