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Rape Crisis Scotland launches new postcard
Rape Crisis Scotland launches new postcard Rape Crisis Scotland has launched a new postcard challenging attitudes to rape.Please contact info@rapecrisisscotland.org.uk if you would like to receive hard copies of the new postcards. You can also download pdfs of the front of the postcard here, and of the reverse here ....

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Crown Office publishes new rape conviction figures
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service has today published new figures on rape convictions in Scotland for the period 2008/9. These indicate that 7% of rapes reported to the police resulted in a conviction. While substantially higher than those previously extrapolated from other data made available by the Scottish Government, the new figures continue to show that there is no room for complacency and substantial improvements must yet take place in order to give survivors confidence that they will receive justice for this serious and damaging crime. The new figures also show that in 31% of cases indicted the accused was found or pled guilty....

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