National World has launched Uncovered, a new podcast series that goes behind the headlines to give you an in-depth look at the stories that matter.
On each episode host Kelly Crichton will be joined by the NationalWorld reporters who are working to bring important information to light and hold those in power accountable.
The podcast will reveal the journalistic work that goes into the team’s investigations, and highlight some important stories that have gone uncovered in the wider media, which we believe you should know about.
The first episode, which is out now, features Harriet Clugston, Data & Investigations Editor for NationalWorld, talking about her major new investigation which looks at the outcomes of recorded rape, sexual assault and domestic abuse crimes by British police forces and specifically how many resulted in charges being brought, broken down by the ethnicity of the victim.
The results have revealed how charge rates, already abysmally low across sexualised and gendered violence, were even worse for non-white victims.
You can listen to the podcast in full below, and subscribe on any platform, including Apple and Spotify.
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