Scotland To Criminalise Psychological Abuse

The Scottish Government is bringing in a new Domestic Abuse Bill, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon having included the legislation in her programme for government. Scotland will be one of the first countries in the world to criminalise psychological abuse, with Justice Secretary Michael Matheson condemning the “pernicious, coercive and controlling behaviour” of perpetrators. Read…

Clare’s Law

‘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…

Committed to Ending Abuse (CEA) - A New Vision

Our New Vision

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…