Commissioning in Crisis: How current contracting and procurement processes threaten the survival of small charities


We know that current commissioning processes are a major threat to the survival of smaller charities with the demise of grants and rise of contracts.

Scoping Study: Violence Against Women and Girls Services


Examining ways in which funding approaches and service provision for Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in England and Wales could be improved.

New Technology: Same Old Problems


Report of a round table on social media and violence against women and girls.

Improving access to health care for Gypsies and Travellers, homeless people and sex workers


This guidance is part of the Department of Health’s Inclusion Health programme of work, and it links with the Inclusion Health working groups.

Securing Excellence in commissioning sexual assault services for people who experience sexual violence


Supporting commissioners in delivering a consistent, high quality approach to the delivery of services that secure the best outcomes for victims of sexual assault and rape.

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Supporting people who have experiences sexual violence and mental ill-health


An exploration of the role of a specialist mental health ISVA and how that differs from that of a generic ISVA.

A Call to End Violence against Women and Girls Action Plan 2013


This framework provides a solid foundation for the next twelve months.

Giving Victims a Voice


This report is designed to provide a detailed analysis of Jimmy Savile’s offending profile, based on the accounts provided.

Sexual Violence Services - International Overview


A desk overview of models of sexual assault service provision in the United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zeland, South Africa and the Nordic Countries.

The impact of changes in commissioning and funding on women-only services


A study exploring whether the introduction of commissioning procedures and funding cuts were having a disadvantageous affect on the provision of women-only services.

Survivors' Stories - Personal experiences of sexual abuse and violence


This article reflects on the key findings to emerge from the research from the perspective of the victim/survivors that took part.

Violence against Women and Girls Crime Report 2012-2013


This report is an analysis of the key prosecution issues in each Violence against Women (VAWG)strand.