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  1. news

    8 Aug 2017 00:01

    Protecting children from abuse

    New report shows gaps in support

  2. transparency data

    28 Jun 2017

    Rape Crisis Specific Fund 2017-2020

    Details of funding for local rape crisis organisations providing direct support to women who have experienced sexual violence.

  3. transparency data

    28 Jun 2017

    Violence against women and girls: national and intermediary funding 2017-2020

    Funding for organisations working to address violence against women and girls (VAWG) from 2017 to 2020.

  4. transparency data

    28 Jun 2017

    Equally Safe (Violence Against Women and Girls) Fund 2017-2020

    Funding for organisations working towards the outcomes in our Equally Safe policy for eradicating violence against women and girls.

  5. publication

    19 May 2017

    Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill: Equality Impact Assessment

    Analysis of the impact that the provisions contained in the Bill will have on equality.

  6. publication

    19 May 2017

    Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill: Children's Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment

    Analysis of the impact that the provisions contained in the Bill will have on children's rights and wellbeing.

  7. news

    9 May 2017 14:21

    Forensic medical services

    Transforming the response for victims of sexual assault.

  8. news

    27 Apr 2017 00:01

    Forensic examination services

    Improving experience of evidence taking in sexual assault crimes.

  9. news

    24 Apr 2017 00:01

    Tackling abusive behaviour and sexual harm

    New laws come into force.

  10. news

    30 Mar 2017 09:30

    Improving health services for victims of sexual assault

    Chief Medical Officer to lead expert group.

  11. news

    23 Mar 2017 16:28

    Measures to tackle violence against women

    Increased momentum to eradicate violence against women and girls.

  12. news

    20 Mar 2017 10:15

    New powers to tackle domestic abuse

    Domestic Abuse Bill strengthens powers to tackle psychological abuse.

  13. research publication

    24 Feb 2017

    Exploring available knowledge and evidence on prostitution in Scotland via practitioner-based interviews

    Exploration of available knowledge and evidence on the scale and nature of prostitution in Scotland based on practitioner-based interviews.

  14. research publication

    24 Feb 2017

    Evidence assessment of the impacts of the criminalisation of the purchase of sex: a review

    Review of evidence on the impact of the criminalisation of the purchase of sex.

  15. research publication

    30 Jan 2017

    Understanding forced marriage in Scotland

    Research carried out to better understand forced marriage in Scotland.

  16. news

    26 Jan 2017 14:32

    Review of hate crime legislation

    Prominent judge to chair independent review.

  17. news

    17 Jan 2017 09:30

    Tackling domestic abuse and sexual crimes

    Record number of convictions for sexual crimes last year.

  18. news

    12 Jan 2017 09:27

    Spotting the signs of domestic abuse

    New video to help professionals tackle ‘hidden crime’.

  19. news

    4 Jan 2017 00:01

    Tackling sexual assault myths

    Funding to improve public understanding of victim reaction to rape.

  20. news

    1 Dec 2016 10:16

    Violence against women

    Calls for UK Government to stop dragging feet on Istanbul convention.

  21. news

    29 Nov 2016 09:30

    Tackling gender stereotyping

    Changing young people’s attitudes to violence against women.

  22. research publication

    29 Nov 2016

    Young People's Attitudes To Violence Against Women Report On Findings From The Young People In Scotland Survey 2014

    Findings from the 2014 Young People In Scotland survey on the attitudes of young people (aged 11-18) to violence against women.

  23. news

    4 Nov 2016 09:33

    Tackling domestic abuse

    Additional £360,000 for programme working with families.

  24. news

    11 Oct 2016 10:00

    World gender equality

    Speed mentoring event for UN International Day of the Girl.

  25. publication

    7 Oct 2016

    The Creation of a Specific Offence of Domestic Abuse - Proposed Associated Reforms to Criminal Procedure

    Details of proposed reforms to criminal procedure in relation to domestic abuse.

  26. transparency data

    21 Sep 2016

    Violence against women and girls funding 2016 to 2017

    Funding allocated to organisations who work to combat violence against women and girls in Scotland.

  27. news

    15 Sep 2016 00:01

    New powers to tackle domestic abuse

    New laws to help prosecution of controlling and coercive behaviour.

  28. publication

    23 Mar 2016

    Equally Safe: national strategy

    Scotland's Strategy to prevent and eradicate violence against women and girls.

  29. correspondence

    16 Feb 2016

    FGM: guidance for services for those affected

    Guidance for services for women and girls affected by FGM.

  30. correspondence

    23 Jul 2015

    FGM: additional resources for health professionals

    FGM: Chief Medical Officer/Chief Nursing Officer letter to health professionals about additional resources.

  31. factsheet

    31 Mar 2015

    Scottish Government Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) statement: 2015

    Our statement opposing FGM. Includes versions in English, Arabic, French, Swahili and Somali.

  32. factsheet

    31 Mar 2015

    Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) awareness-raising postcard: 2015

    Awareness-raising postcard challenging FGM.

  33. transparency data

    24 Mar 2015

    Violence against women funding 2015 to 2016

    Organisations that will receive funding for projects to combat violence against women in 2015 -2016.