Domestic Abuse

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Hillcrest has pledged its support to the Make a Stand campaign which encourages organisations to take action in supporting victims of domestic abuse. (clockwise from top left) operations manager Rob Hughes, director of housing Bob Sander, deputy chief executive Fiona Morrison, chief executive Angela

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The police and courts will be given new powers to remove suspected domestic abusers from the homes of victims or others at risk, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. The Scottish Government will introduce a bill to parliament which will create new protective orders to keep a suspected

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met with staff from Scottish Women's Aid on Tuesday and was presented with more than 100 messages from the public about domestic abuse. Megan Gordon, external affairs officer at Scottish Women’s Aid, Jo Ozga, policy officer at Scottish Women’s Aid, Nicola S

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Glasgow construction firm City Building has given its backing to a nationwide initiative to help victims of domestic violence. Women’s Aid and the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance have joined forces with the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) to pioneer the Make A Stand pledge, an initiative

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CIH policy and practice research officer Dr Yoric Irving-Clarke talks to some early Make a Stand pledges. Now Make a Stand has been running for a little of a year I have been catching up with some of the early adopters to talk to them about the changes they have made and impact upon their organisati

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A campaign to tackle domestic abuse in the housing sector has generated 337 signatories in its first year. Make a Stand was created by the Chartered Institute of Housing in partnership with Women’s Aid and the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA). It asks housing organisations to make four c

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The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has launched a new pledge which aims to help more housing organisations tackle domestic abuse. A development of CIH’s original Make a Stand pledge, which is designed for social landlords, the Make a Stand supporters’ pledge is aimed at organisatio

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The number of people left homeless as a result of domestic violence has almost tripled in Aberdeen over the past five years, according to new data. Figures from Aberdeen City Council revealed there were 258 incidents in which people fled their homes after violent or abusive disputes in 2017-18,

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Wheatley Group staff are being given new training to help tackle domestic abuse. The housing, property management and care organisation has partnered with national charity SafeLives to train all of its staff in understanding abuse, spotting the signs that a customer could be a victim and knowing how

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