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2 April 2014
More support needed for sexual assault victims navigating the courts
Educating legal professionals about the dynamics of sexual assault and recent criminal justice reforms would help victim/survivors of sexual assault navigate the court system, according to a research study released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Victim/survivor-focused justice responses and reforms to criminal court practice: Implementation, current practice and future directions
AIFS Research Report: This report examines the implementation of reforms within the criminal justice system in Australia and their impact on victim/survivors of sexual assault.