Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland and Durham University have worked alongside Northumbria Police to carry out research into the experiences of the Criminal Justice System by people who have a learning disability and who have experienced sexual violence.
This research investigated how people with learning disabilities might be better supported through the Criminal Justice System when reporting sexual assault and/or rape. The research is an exploratory local study in the Northumbria police force area and involved case analysis of police data; alongside interviews with service users and key stakeholders.
At this event we will present key findings from the research and explore the next steps in the journey to ensuring justice and safety for people who have a learning disability.
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