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Responding to sexual violence : attrition in the New Zealand criminal justice system Sue Triggs, Elaine Mossman, Jan Jordan and Venezia Kingi

By: Triggs, Sue | Taskforce for Action on Sexual Violence.
Contributor(s): Mossman, Elaine | Jordan, Jan | Kingi, Venezia.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, N.Z.: Ministry of Women's Affairs, 2009Description: electronic document (107 p.); PDF file: 1.71 MB.ISBN: 978-0-478252-48-4.Subject(s): ATTITUDES | CRIMINAL JUSTICE | JUSTICE | RAPE | NEW ZEALAND | SEXUAL VIOLENCEDDC classification: 364.153 TRI Online resources: Click here to access online | Access the website | Other reports Summary: The aim of this study was to assess attrition in relation to adult sexual violation cases – that is, what proportion and type of cases drop out at each stage of the criminal justice process. Understanding the rate of attrition and reasons for attrition at each stage of the process is a critical first step towards improving policy and practice such that attrition is minimised and outcomes for victims and society are improved. (ffom the Executive Summary). Use the Other reports link for other MWA reports about sexual violence and its work on increased safety for women.
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The aim of this study was to assess attrition in relation to adult sexual violation cases – that is, what proportion and type of cases drop out at each stage of the criminal justice process. Understanding the rate of attrition and reasons for attrition
at each stage of the process is a critical first step towards improving policy and practice such that attrition is minimised and outcomes for victims and society are improved. (ffom the Executive Summary). Use the Other reports link for other MWA reports about sexual violence and its work on increased safety for women.