Criminal law

This line is for women in England and Wales who need advice on criminal law.

We can advise you on:

  • sexual offences including rape and sexual assault
  • domestic violence, harassment and stalking
  • reporting offences to the police and the criminal justice system
  • criminal injuries compensation


Call: 020 7251 8887

Opening hours: 

Tuesday 2pm – 4pm 

Tuesday 7pm – 9pm 

Thursday 2pm – 4pm

Friday 10am – 12pm  

The line is closed on bank holidays

Please note that the criminal law advice line will also be closed for the week commencing Monday 16 May 2022. We will re-open the following week for our first session on Tuesday 24 May 2022 at 2pm. 

Interpreting service: we are currently able to offer telephone interpreting services on the criminal law advice line. The caller will need to tell the advisor what language she speaks and will be put on hold while we call the interpreting service.


Contact us at:

Rights of Women,
52-54 Featherstone Street,
London, EC1Y 8RT.
Administration: 020 7251 6575