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welcome to the rape crisis website

Rape Crisis England & Wales is a national charity and the umbrella body for our network of independent member Rape Crisis organisations.  

On this website you will find: information about how to get help if you've experienced sexual violence, including details of your nearest Rape Crisis organisation; information for friends, partners, family and other people supporting or wanting to help a sexual violence survivor; more information about rape and other forms of sexual violence, including reports and stats that might be of use and interest to students, journalists etc.; more about RCEW and its members, including latest news and how to support our work.


latest news

Rape Crisis and partners call for political attacks on CPS to stop
Nigel Evans acquittal: Women’s groups say political attacks on Crown Prosecution Service must stop  more...
Rape Crisis joins over 10,000 women marching against violence on International Womens Day
More than 10,000 women will march through London to call for an end to violence against women this Saturday more...
Rape Crisis invites supporters to fundraising concert
Rape Crisis England & Wales warmly invites friends and supporters to the 2014 Brandenburg Choral Festiv more...
Rape Crisis appeals for responsible media reporting following William Roache verdict
Following the not guilty verdict for TV actor William Roache on charges of rape and indecent assault today  more...
Tragic death of Tracy Shelvey
Rape Crisis England & Wales is extremely saddened by today’s news of the tragic death of Tracy Sh more...
Police force rape data published
Police data on the number of rapes recorded by 43 police forces, and the outcomes, are published together f more...
Rape Crisis responds to new sentencing guideline
Rape Crisis England & Wales broadly welcomes the new sentencing guideline published by the Sentencing C more...
Rape Crisis welcomes new approach to prosecuting child sexual abuse
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) today (17th October 2013) published new guidance that represents a fund more...
Huge rise in demand for Rape Crisis services
Jimmy Savile Revelations: One Year On  more...
Campaign to fund independent advocates for rape survivors
Rape Crisis South London and Reveal magazine today (Friday 6th September 2013) launched a ca more...
Victory for Rape Crisis & sexual violence survivors as CPS promises review
Rape Crisis (England and Wales) cautiously welcomes the release this afternoon (Wednesday 7th August) of a  more...
Rape Crisis appalled by treatment of 13-year-old sexual violence survivor
Rape Crisis (England and Wales) is appalled and bitterly disappointed by reports of the shocking and entire more...
Success for Rape Crisis campaign to close the rape porn loophole
Rape Crisis (England and Wales) and other Women’s Groups welcome the Prime Minister’s commitmen more...
Stand Up For Women supports Rape Crisis
On Sunday 7th July 2013, a cast of award-winning TV comedians (Andi Osho, Lucy Porter, Josie Long more...
Rape Crisis backs member Centre's Campaign to Ban Rape Pornography
Simulated images of rape are still lawful to possess, even after conviction of Mark Bridger and Stuart Haze more...
Operation Bullfinch: Guilty verdicts in Oxfordshire CSE case
Rape Crisis (England and Wales) welcomes today's news that seven dangerous child sex offenders have bee more...
Give n Get: Rape Crisis supports study into young people & sexual relationships
Researchers from London Metropolitan University seek help finding out what people aged 13 – 18 think  more...
New Report into Rape Investigations
Rapists could be convicted more quickly and successfully if the police and the Crown Prosecution Service ma more...