1. Introduction 2. The legal response to sexual assault 3. Theorising the impact and thinking about change 4. The need for law reform 5. Alternatives for thinking about change : critical postmodernism and critical reflection 6. Stories from front-line practice 7. Identifying and challenging barriers to change 8. Finding alternative paths : resisting further obstacles to change 9. How does critical reflection on practice develop possibilities for change? 10. Critical postmodern theory : enhancing feminist practices and prospects for change 11. Final reflections and concluding comments.