Campaign on Stalking

At the start of National Stalking Awareness Week, the Women’s Equality party (WE) and Paladin launched their campaign for tougher measures and better awareness of the crime of stalking, calling for immediate action to bring the law on stalking into full effect and reduce the risk to women.

New Interim Regulations for Family Law Legal Aid

In response to the judgment in a recent judicial review brought by Rights of Women (RoW), the Ministry of Justice has committed to undertaking a review of the regulations for family law legal aid and the impact of the domestic violence evidence. RoW are working closely with the Ministry of Justice to inform this review. In the meantime the Government has introduced interim regulations to deal with the two areas of concern highlighted by Lord Justice Longmore in his judgment of 18 February.

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