Dame Vera Baird QC on domestic violence

Thursday, 16 July 2020

Earlier this week, the Victims' Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird QC, was in the news, arguing that there had been a "catastrophic" decline in rape prosecutions.

Dame Vera was one of the speakers at our final webinar on socially distanced justice, on 18 June. She spoke about the increase in domestic violence during lockdown, and outlined what a more coherent response to domestic violence might look like.

Watch her speech here.