ESRC-funded research carried out by Professor Loraine Gelsthorpe and Dr Liz Hales revealed that a majority of women in custody had been victims of trafficking, smuggling and work under duress.
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The Visualisation and Other Methods of Expression (VOME) project developed new methods to raise public awareness about internet security, an issue highlighted with today's celebration of Safer Internet Day.
The Visualisation and Other Methods of Expression project, part of the ESRC-supported Ensuring Privacy and Consent programme, has designed a set of design principles to help online service providers respond to the privacy, consent and information needs of web users.
People in Nordic countries have a high level of trust in the police and courts, while people in Eastern European countries tend to be the least trusting of justice institutions, according to recent findings from the ESRC-supported European Social Survey.
Sixty-five per cent of studied rape cases studied were lost at the earliest stage of the justice process, with police decision to take no further action a significant factor. Research shows that police assess a combination of features of the victim and of the incident to determine 'good cases' for court.