United Nations requests further information on NSW Victim's Compensation Scheme

The Community Legal Centres NSW lodged a complaint with the United Nations about changes last year to the NSW Victim’s Compensation Scheme designed to limit access to compensation, particularly by victims of domestic violence and sexual asault.
http://www.clcnsw.org.au/cb_pages/news/compensation.php
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-20/complaint-to-the-united-nations-about-proposed-changes-to-victi/4701410

Campaign to recover compensation for those hurt by retrospective law change

The retrospective nature of the Victim’s Rights and Support Act meant that many existing claims have been adversely impacted.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-11-04/budget-cut-slashes-rape-victims-compensation-by-35k/5865206
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-11-12/compensation-rethink-after-nsw-premier-meets-with-rape-victim/5886170

Victim blaming continues as English Judge states rape conviction rates will not improve until women stop drinking so heavily

http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/11431450.Judge_in_rape_trail_warning_____Conviction_rates_will_not_improve_until_women_stop_drinking_so_heavily___/?ref=var_0

"One of the boys had access to R-rated movies, and so he'd come in and for boys who don't have exposure to that kind of media, it was kind of an initiation"

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/06/how-boys-teach-each-other-to-be-boys/372246/