Many children have been the victims of grooming gangs, but there’s no evidence for a figure of one million
And we can’t objectively compare the public response with Black Lives Matter
How many rapists reoffend?
Each year in England and Wales, roughly 40-60 people are convicted of rape who had previous rape convictions.
35% of girls wearing school uniform have been sexually harassed in public
A survey of girls and young women found that one third had experienced unwanted sexual attention or unwanted sexual or physical contact while wearing school uniform in public.
Upskirting: what’s the legal situation?
We’ve looked at how the current law applies to “upskirting” and how proposed legislation would change this.
Sexual harassment in the workplace
Estimates for workplace sexual harassment vary depending on whether surveys define acts of sexual harassment. One survey estimated 20% of UK female workers experienced what they considered sexual harassment at work.
Allegations of rape
It’s impossible to know how many false allegations of rape are made, but the evidence suggests that proven cases are rare. 3-4% of allegations is a reasonable estimate.
Reported rapes that reach trial
Around one in ten rapes or attempted rapes reported to police in England and Wales are brought to trial.
Women killed by men
Just under half of all women killed were killed by their partners or ex-partners, according to the latest official statistics for England and Wales in 2015/16.
Sexual violence and domestic abuse
Official surveys show how widespread sexual violence and domestic abuse are.
What do we know about the ethnicity of people involved in sexual offences against children?
The information we have about the ethnicity of those involved in sexual grooming and sexual offences against children more widely is patchy and has a lot of problems.