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Civil Cases for Rape are Access to Justice, Not "Destruction of Justice" - Joint Statement with JustRight Scotland

We at the SWRC and our partners at JustRight Scotland (JRS) are deeply concerned by the publication of the recent article in The Herald and subsequent blog post in Scottish Legal News in relation to the recent AR v Stephen Coxen civil case for rape.

New Sexual Harassment Solicitor Thanks to Rosa Fund Grant

New Sexual Harassment SolicitorWe are pleased to announce that we will be appointing a specialist solicitor for cases of sexual harassment and abuse in employment, further education or other settings, including online spaces. This post is made possible by the Justice and Equality Fund (JEF) from Rosa, a charitable fund for initiatives that support women and girls in the UK.

Successful Civil Damages Action for Rape: AR v Stephen Daniel Coxen - Press Release

The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre and JustRight Scotland welcome today’s judgment of Sheriff Weir QC in AR v Stephen Daniel Coxen.

SWRC Helpline closed on Friday 21 September

Due to the public holiday, the SWRC Helpline will be closed on Friday 21st September and will reopen on Tuesday 25th September at 6pm.

Child Contact Survey Closed for Submissions

Our Child Contact survey is now closed and is no longer taking submissions. Thank you so much to all of you who shared your experiences of the child contact system - your testimonies are all highly valued and will be used to draft our response to policymakers.