Rape crisis network calls for funding

The National Rape Crisis Network has called for urgent funding to conduct

The National Rape Crisis Network has called for urgent funding to conduct

research into the treatment of people with learning disabilities by the

legal system.

It follows the imposition of a two-and-a-half year suspended

sentence on a 22-year old who had pleaded guilty to raping a 13-year old

with learning disabilities.

The Rape Crisis Network says the Departments of Health and Justice should make funding available for research.

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