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Right to Choose? Research into Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriages within Black and Minority Ethnic Communities in Glasgow

Research designed to assess the nature and prevalance of both domestic abuse and forced marriage within BME communities in Glasgow, to assess the suitability of existing local support services, and to help identify any additional or more appropriate support responses.
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Safer Lives: Changed Lives: A Shared Approach to Tackling Violence Against Women in Scotland

The 'Shared Appoach' document is not an action plan or a strategy, but it provides a shared understanding and approach to guide the work of all agencies and people working to tackle violence against women in Scotland.
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Safety in Numbers

The last five years have witnessed important changes in the way that the many victims of domestic abuse in the
United Kingdom are supported to live in safety. In particular, attention has focused on keeping victims safe in
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Scotland's Slaves - An Amnesty International briefing on trafficking in Scotland

Essential reading for anyone who wishes to understand the nature and extent of trafficking in the UK and Scotland. The briefing explores the responses and responsibilities of the UK and Scottish Governments in relation to trafficking and the extent of compliance with the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (ECAT) across four key areas:
1. identification, support and accommodation
2. immigration
3. asylum protection
4. non-punishment
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Scotland: A safe place for child traffickers?

A scoping study into the nature and extent of child trafficking in Scotland. 2011
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Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2012/13: Partner Abuse

The Scottish Crime and Justice Survey (SCJS) is a large-scale survey measuring people’s experience and perceptions of crime in Scotland. The survey is conducted biennially and based on a representative sample of adults (aged 16 and over), living in private households in Scotland. The aims of the SCJS are to:
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Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2012/13: Sexual Victimisation and Stalking

The Scottish Crime and Justice Survey (SCJS) is a large-scale survey measuring people’s experience and perceptions of crime in Scotland. The survey is conducted biennially and based on a representative sample of adults (aged 16 and over), living in private households in Scotland. The aims of the SCJS are to:
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Scottish Women's Aid Analysis of Local Authority Gender Equality Schemes

A report of Scottish Women's Aid's analysis of all local authority Gender Equality Schemes in Scotland highlighting the extent to which current schemes include measures to tackle violence against women. The Equality Act 2006 placed a statutory duty - the Gender Equality Duty (GED) introduced in 2007 - on all public bodies when carrying out their functions to have due regard to the
need to:
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Second class citizens…second class women

This project explored the very specific ways that transsexual women experience gender inequality and sexual exploitation. Of particular interest was the way that that the sexism they experienced and their increased vulnerability to gender based violence was compounded by transphobia. The research comprised interviews with four people who identified as women with a transgender identity or history.
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Seeds of Change: Facilitation Tools for Meetings and Workshops

A compilation of tools and techniques we find useful when working in groups and facilitating meetings or workshops.
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