This is the summer 2012 edition of the violence against women and girls newsletter.
In this issue:
- two new offences of stalking and stalking involving fear of violence or serious alarm or distress in the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012
- domestic violence disclosure scheme pilot in Gwent and Wiltshire
- first ever ‘Ugly Mugs’ pilots scheme designed to protect sex workers; legislated to tighten the notification requirements for sex offenders