Violent crimes against women in England and Wales reach record high
The number of prosecutions relating to violence against women and girls in England and Wales reached a record level last year, the director of public prosecutions said
A rise in the number of prosecutions is not the same as a rise in the number of crimes. It could be that we’re simply prosecuting more of those that occur:
Director of public prosecutions says use of social media to threaten and control is driving factor behind 10% rise in number of cases to 117,568 in 2015-16
Ah, yes, that’s what we’re doing. Prosecuting those who call someone a twat on twatter.