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Domestic crime convictions up

Rates of conviction for crimes against women and girls have increased for the second year running, the Crown Prosecution Service has said. Three out of four cases of violence against women and girls results in a convictions, records reveal.

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Record year for violence against women convictions

The number of convictions for cases of violence against woman has increased to record levels for the second year running, new research by the Crime Prosecutions Service (CPS) reveals.

The CPS says rates of conviction for rape and violence against women are going up. Credit: Press Association

Overall this year, three out of four cases resulted in a conviction. Conviction rates also went up in cases of domestic violence, rape and other sexual offences, forced marriage, honour based violence, child abuse and human trafficking, according to the CPS.

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