16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from 25th November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10th December, Human Rights Day. As part of 16 Days of Activism, on the 29th November 2018, Committed…Details
‘Clare’s Law’ domestic abuse scheme rolled out in Scotland A scheme which allows people to be told if their partner has been violent in the past has been introduced in Scotland. It follows a six-month trial in Aberdeen and Ayrshire which saw 22 people warned that their partners had a history of domestic abuse. Clare’s Law was…Details
Falkirk District Women’s Aid is now CEA.
Over the last 40 years, we have grown from strength to strength responding to changing social, political and economic climates and adapting our services to reflect changing needs.
As our service adapts, the name Falkirk District Women’s Aid is no longer suitable and we have now formally changed to Committed to Ending Abuse (CEA). Our new name reflects our aims and our vision.Details
A Criminal Offence of Domestic Abuse: Scottish Government Consultation Paper
Between March and June 2015, the Scottish Government had consulted on whether a specific offence of domestic abuse would improve the ability of police and prosecutors to tackle domestic abuse. Examination of the consultation responses indicated a strong agreement in that the current law does not reflect the experience of victims, and that a specific offence would improve the ability of the justice system to respond to this crime. There was, however, a range of views on how a new offence could be developed.Details