In preparation for the firebreak lockdown on Friday at 6pm, Deputy Minister @JaneHutt asked friends and neighbours to be good allies to survivors.
Specialist services remain open through lockdown and survivors are encouraged to seek help when necessary.
Today @VictimsComm published findings from a survey of nearly 500 rape survivors.
Stories show a loss of faith in the justice system with only 14% believing they would achieve justice by reporting.
Read the findings and download the report here:
We welcome new guidance stating prosecutors in rape cases in England and Wales need to be aware of changing sexual behaviour in the digital age, when deciding if a case should go to court
A positive step towards combatting victim blaming and rape myths.