Only one in six women report serious sexual assault, ONS figures show
The new figures come as tensions rise across the UK at alarming levels of violence, sexual assault and harassment against women and girls.
Pictures: Anger at police handling of Sarah Everard vigils across UK
Images of heavy-handed policing at Sarah Everard vigils in London and Brighton sparked fury online while peaceful events took place elsewhere across the country
Reclaim These Streets: Vigils planned across the UK for Sarah Everard
“As women, we are told from a very young age to do these things to prevent attacks, and yet Sarah still went missing, and so it just really hammered home that that could have been any of us.”