Sex after assault

Being intimate after a sexual assault can be difficult. Whilst some survivors may become more promiscuous following an assault, especially survivors of child sexual abuse. Others may become withdrawn and avoid engaging in consensual sexual activity because the emotions and physical sensations may trigger unwanted memories, distressing thoughts, or certain emotions to be brought to … Continue reading Sex after assault

Our thoughts on the Government’s victims strategy

Today marks the unveiling of the first cross-government victims strategy by the Justice Secretary, something that the government outlined 3 years ago in their 2015 election manifesto. They pledged to ‘support victims, so that the most vulnerable in our society get the support they deserve’ by implementing a victims law said to ‘enshrine key rights … Continue reading Our thoughts on the Government’s victims strategy