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Violence against women and girls

Inquiry

This inquiry will look at how violence against women and girls is being addressed.  The Committee will use information from its initial call for evidence to inform its future programme of work on this issue.

Read the initial call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry.

The Committee has also published separate terms of reference relating specifically to the investigation and prosecution of rape. If you wish to submit evidence on this issue, please click here.

Warning - some of the written evidence published as part of this inquiry may contain explicit language or comments that some readers may find offensive. 

Reports, special reports and government responses

No reports or special reports published.

Oral evidence transcripts

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9 June 2021
Inquiry Violence against women and girls
Witnesses Nicole Jacobs (Domestic Abuse Commissioner for England and Wales), Yasmin Khan (National Adviser for Violence against Women, Genderbased Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence, at Welsh Government), Sophie Linden (Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, London), Claire Waxman (Victims' Commissioner for London), Harriet Wistrich (Founding Director at Centre for Women's Justice), Surwat Sohail (Chief Executive at Roshni Birmingham), and Cordelia Tucker-O’Sullivan (Senior Policy and Public Affairs Manager at Refuge)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
VAW0043 - Violence against women and girls
Witnesses Disabled Survivors Unite
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
VAW0022 - Violence against women and girls
Witnesses APPEAL
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
VAW0028 - Violence against women and girls
Witnesses Barnardo's
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Written Evidence

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