Campaigners call for CPS 'shake-up' to get justice for rape victims The EVAW coalition group raises concerns about the CPS's approach to rape allegations amid a decline in cases reaching court.

The EVAW coalition group raises concerns about the CPS's approach to rape allegations amid a decline in cases reaching court.

Women's groups are fighting to get justice for rape victims after a number of "weaker" cases have failed to reach court.

The End of Violence Against Women (EVAW) coalition has called for an investigation into the Crown Prosecution Service's (CPS) approach to dealing with rape allegations.

They argue that so-called "weaker" rape cases have been weeded out in favour of complaints with a greater chance of conviction.

EVAW presented Justice Secretary Robert Buckland with a...
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