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Guidance for sheriffs and media teams; legal information; policies for responding to VAW

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Handle With Care: A guide to responsible media reporting of violence against women

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Harmful Traditional Practices: what health workers need to know about gender based violence

This document gives key information about harmful traditional practices, including FGM, and outlines the role and responsibilities of health workers.  
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Has Devolution Delivered for Women

This report explores what more our political parties and the legislatures need to do to recommit to gender
equality in the future and asks challenging questions about how this might be done. It analyses whether new measures may be needed if equality is to be sustained in the long-term and sets out how these might be delivered and by whom.
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Health Inequalities Briefing 8 – Addressing Gender-based Violence

This briefing is part of a suite of briefings designed to support Community Planning Partnerships take action to reduce or mitigate the impact of inequalities on health through their Single Outcome Agreement (SOA) policy priorities. This briefing most closely relates to “Safer and Stronger Communities and Reducing Offending” and “Early Years” SOA policy priorities. See briefing attached below.
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Healthy Relationships

The Healthy Relationships packs are available for younger children and teenagers.  They are designed for use by social workers, voluntary and paid youth workers, teachers, health promotion staff and other professionals who work with young people.  Activities in the pack aim to develop core skills such as problem solving, decision making skills, life skills, including personal and social skills. In addition it is hoped that the resources offer young people opportunities which are:
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Healthy Youth Centre Pilot Project Evaluation Report 2010-2012

Background In 2009 the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) and NHS K&C jointly identified the potential for youth centres to provide a setting to improve health among young residents of the Borough. The Healthy Youth Centre pilot was introduced in 2010 to promote health and well‐being to young people in order to educate, empower and support them into making future healthy decisions for themselves.
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Hidden Marks: A study in to women students' experiences of harassment, stalking, violence and sexual assault

This research was carried out between August 2009 and March 2010. During this time NUS conducted a literature review and a national online survey of 2058 women students' experiences of harassment, financial control, control over their course and institution choices, stalking, violence, and sexual assault. Only current students were asked to fill in the survey, and questions were only asked about students' experiences whilst studying at their current institution.
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Hidden Marks: a study of women students' experiences of harassment, stalking, violence and sexual assault

  This research was carried out by the National Union of Students between August 2009 and March 2010. During this time we conducted a literature review and an online survey of 2058 women students' experiences of harassment, financial control, control over their course and institution choices, stalking, violence, and sexual assault. Only current students were asked to fill in the survey, and questions were only asked about students' experiences at their current institution.  
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Honour Based Violence BSL resource

Honour Based Violence British Sign Language video giving information about honour based violence in Scotland and how to get help.  
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