Resources

We are committed to making our research open and accessible, including sharing resources that have helped inform our project. You’ll find below a range of material to help you explore aspects of sexual violence in more detail.

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Excavating feminist knowledges and practices in the field of sexual assault service provision: An Australian case study

In this article, Suzanne Egan looks at the interplay between sexual assault professionals and 'naturalised' feminist knowledge to examine the issue of professionalised service provision...

From Report to Court: A handbook for adult survivors of sexual violence

This Home Office funded handbook was commissioned by Rape Crisis, written by Cathy Halloran, and includes contributions from Rights of Women. The handbook is intended...

How Rape Myths Are Used and Challenged in Rape and Sexual Assault Trials

In this 2017 article in Social and Legal Studies, Olivia Smith and Tina Skinner present fresh evidence on the use of rape myths within sexual...

Rape Trials and Sexual History Evidence: Reforming the Law on Third-Party Evidence

In this 2017 article in The Journal of Criminal Law, Clare McGlyn explores the legal context of the admission of third party evidence at rape...

Trauma, Body, and Mind: Forensic Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Dutch Rape Cases

In this 2013 article, published in the Journal of the History of Sexuality, Willemijn Ruberg explores rape trauma in nineteenth-century Holland.   Willemijn Ruberg 'Trauma, Body,...

Sexual assault as trauma: a Foucauldian examination of knowledge practices in the field of sexual assault service provision

In this article published in 2016 in Feminist Review, Suzanne Egan explores the diverse uses made of psychological trauma by sexual assault services.   Suzanne...

Children in the care of Nottinghamshire Councils Investigation

This report, commissioned and published in July 2019 by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), was the result of one of three investigations...

The London Rape Review

In July 2019, The London Rape Review was published by the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC). The research was a collaboration between MOPAC...

Protecting children from harm

Protecting children from harm: A critical assessment of child sexual abuse in the family network in England and priorities for action, is a report published...

Barnahus: Improving the response to child sexual abuse in England

This report from the Children's Commissioner of England outlines the potential of the Barnahus (children's house) model for improving the response to child sexual abuse...

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

This series of reports from the Children's Commissioner of England addresses a number of issues related to the investigation and prevention of child sexual abuse...

Violence against Women and Ethnicity: Commonalities and Differences across Europe

Violence against Women and Ethnicity, published in 2001, is the first reader of its kind to focus specifically on the ways in which minority ethnic...