This section contains international and regional instruments on victims’ rights and a range of domestic resources on victims’ rights, including the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime in England and Wales and related victims’ strategies.

Sisters For Change / Victims’ Commissioner report: The role and rights of victims of crime in adversarial criminal justice systems, December 2020

Ministry of Justice Consultation on improving the Victims’ Code, March 2020

Ministry of Justice Draft Victims’ Code 2020

Victims’ Commissioner for England & Wales Strategy 2019-22

Independent Victims’ Commissioner for London: Review of Compliance with the Victims’ Code of Practice, March 2019

Ministry of Justice Victims’ Strategy, September 2018

United Nations Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power 1985

EU Directive establishing minimum standards on the rights of victims of crime, October 2012

Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights on Victims’ Rights in Criminal Proceedings