Why do we need to educate juries about rape?

Conviction rates for rape is one of the measures we use to assess the extent to which victims are receiving justice in our courts. In this interview with the BBC’s Inside Out I explain why educating juries about the realities of rape may be necessary to empower juries to deliver justice in our courts.

Click here or on the image below to watch the programme.

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For more information on the impact of rape myths on juries please read my report: Responding to the challenge of rape myths in court. A guide for prosecutors.

 

Posted in Criminal Justice Professionals.