Sexual Inhumane Cases

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The other reason is that defendants in sexual offence cases should not benefit from the law by separating from other criminals due to the low reporting rate in sexual offence cases (the Guardian, 2013).The most recent annual statistics from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) illustrated that 106,098 sexual offences (including stalking, rape, sexual assault and sex murder and violence)were recorded by the police in the year ending March 2016, an increase of about 20% compared with the previous year (ONS, 2017). There has been a steady increase in cases recorded between 2012 and 2016, with a greater willingness of victims to report to the police being thought be a main reason. However, some research indicates that sexual offences are…show more content…
A deeply rooted prejudice against people who got involved in sexual crime cases, especially victims, has existed for a long time, which may traumatise victims traumatic and cause them to be reluctant to report the incident to the police (Ward, 1995). Sometimes the situation will be made worse by media…show more content…
Although it is a recurring issue, there is not enough evidence to justify reintroduction of anonymity for defendants in such cases. There is no denying the fact that media coverage influences the matter, particularly when presenting suspects to the public before trial may cause an innocent person to be wrongly blamed. However, they will be acquitted of sexual defences by magistrates like William Roache. He resumed his life and role after being found not guilty (BBC, 2014). There is no practical connection between the falsely accused person and sexual offense cases. On the other hand, victims have experienced traumatic incidents and some of them remain unwell even after several years (the Guardian, 2013). Deep-rooted myths perpetuate stigma linked to victims, while the public fear sex offenders as well as offenders in other criminal cases. In this situation, the law should protect victims and encourage them to report to the police, and should not create any additional barriers to doing so. Meanwhile, it is essential for the government to carry out a great deal of constant publicity to alleviate or even remove bias against victims through the platform of media. When the public treat survivors of sexual offences as ordinary people and give them care and companionship, victims will not feel a deep sense of shame and embarrassment. Such a goal requires a long-term campaign. Before

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