OUR WORK IN LEICESTER

  • Cases of domestic abuse, rape and sexual offences account for 18.6% of the CPS caseload in Leicester
  • In 2016/17 there were 12,523 crimes of domestic abuse reported to the police
  • In 2017 there were 2,731 cases of harassment in Leicester

 

In the East Midlands, Sisters For Change has worked with partners in Leicester. Leicester has an estimated population of 547,000 people. Combating violence against women and girls is a stated area of focus for Leicester City Council and Leicestershire Police.

In 2017 there were 87 reported cases of controlling and coercive behaviour, 2,731 cases of harassment and 51 cases of stalking reported. Cases of rape, domestic abuse and sexual offences account for 18.6% of the CPS total caseload and this has been increasing.

OUR PARTNERS IN LEICESTER

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Panahghar

Panahghar is a registered charity based in Coventry and Leicester that works to relieve poverty, physical and mental distress, domestic violence and abuse. It has extensive experience in the provision of direct services primarily to Asian women victims of violence, and their families, in the West Midlands. Read about our work and partners

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