Source: (2010) London: Government Equalities Office.
This document summarises a much longer report structured in terms of
the specific questions the review was asked to address and assessing the
strength of evidence currently available. Here the findings are presented
through a set of key themes:
â€¢ what we know about the prevalence and distribution of rape;
â€¢ reporting and disclosure;
â€¢ support and advocacy;
â€¢ the response of the criminal justice system;
â€¢ the response of the health system;
â€¢ attitudes to and stereotypes of rape; and
â€¢ the impact of recent policy changes.
We conclude with some possible future directions which flow from this
evidence base.The findings are located within a summary of the current
policy context and the methodological approach used to access the
material used. (excerpt). Restorative justice is included as an alternative response.
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