Scottish Women’s Aid

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New legislative proposals to give social landlords more powers to protect victims of domestic abuse have been commended by CIH Scotland. Under the Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill, which was published last week, social landlords will be allowed to end or transfer the tenancy of a per

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Domestic abuse charges have reached their highest figure since 2015-16, the Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has revealed. The report Domestic abuse and stalking charges in Scotland 2019-20 showed that there were 30,718 charges reported in 2019-20 related to domestic abuse.

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A new report from Scottish Women's Aid has revealed the devastating effects that COVID-19 - and measures to address the pandemic - have had on those experiencing domestic abuse and on the specialist services working to support survivors. 

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Councils will get more support to deal with increased levels of domestic abuse and gender-based violence during the coronavirus outbreak, the Scottish Government has announced.

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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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