16 Days of Activism Awareness Day Event

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…

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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…

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