Reform needed to systems ‘stacked against' female victim-survivors
Sweeping reforms are needed across criminal justice, policing and correction systems to support women who are victim-survivors of sexual assault, and also women who are accused people or offenders.
Sexual assault victims: the justice system is failing us
Submissions to the Women’s Safety and Justice Taskforce (WSJT) graphically depict the despair felt by many sexual assault victims navigating Queensland’s criminal justice system.
Sexual violence in spotlight for Taskforce's third discussion paper
The Women’s Safety and Justice Taskforce has today released its third discussion paper. It seeks views about women and girls’ experiences of the criminal justice system, both as victim-survivors of sexual violence and also as accused persons and offenders.
Hear her voice – Queensland’s women heard loud and clear in Taskforce’s first report
The Women’s Safety and Justice Taskforce has handed its first report to the Attorney-General outlining how best to legislate against coercive control.
Taskforce completes first report 'Hear her voice'
The Women's Safety and Justice Taskforce has completed its report - Hear her voice - on the first part of its work examining and reviewing coercive control and the need for a specific offence of commit domestic violence.
Taskforce to examine sexual violence and women as offenders
The Women’s Safety and Justice Taskforce has announced that it will focus on the key themes of sexual violence and issues affecting women as offenders when examining women and girl’s experiences in the criminal justice system.