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Equally Safe: national strategy

Published: 23 Mar 2016

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

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Equally Safe: national strategy
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Footnotes

1 http://www.scottishhumanrights.com/actionplan

2 Orr, L. 'The Case for a Gendered Analysis of Violence Against Women'
http://www.gov.scot/resource/doc/925/0063070.pdf

3 For an overview of a gender based analysis of domestic abuse see
http://www.crfr.ac.uk/assets/briefing-69.pdf

4 In line with the UNCRC, we recognise the girl child as under 18, and in Scotland
we recognise boys and girls as 'young people' 11-26. Evidence indicates this
encompasses an age of significant risk for forms of gender based violence such as
domestic abuse, FGM and forced marriage.

5 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2009/06/02153519/0

6 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Crime-Justice/TrendDomesticAbuse

7 Recorded Crime in Scotland 2014-15 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/09/5338

8 Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2014/15 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Crime-Justice/PubCriminalProceedings

9 Radford et al., 2011

10 Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2012/13: Sexual Victimisation & Stalking
http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/06/3479

11 http://www.nspcc.org.uk/globalassets/documents/research-reports/partnerexploitation-violence-teenage-intimate-relationships-summary.pdf

12 https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/412667/FMU_Stats_2014.pdf

13 SCRA statistics 1 April 2014-31 March 2015 http://www.scra.gov.uk/sites/scra/cms_resources/SCRA%20Statistical%20Analysis%202014-15.pdf

14 http://www.gbv.scot.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/GBV_12ppA5-5.pdf

15 https://www.nspcc.org.uk/globalassets/documents/research-reports/partnerexploitation-violence-teenage-intimate-relationships-report.pdf

16 http://www.zerotolerance.org.uk/Projects/AttitudesResearch

17 See, for example, Humphreys and Houghton, 2008, http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2008/08/04112614/5

18 Houghton C., 2008, http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2008/08/04112614/7

19 Houghton C., 2008, http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2008/08/04112614/7

20 As of 1 March 2016, the UK has signed but not ratified the Convention.
Nevertheless, the Scottish Government supports the principles and aspirations of it.

21 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/06/7483/9

22 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0047/00473060.pdf

23 UK-wide Act

24 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/11/5577

25 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Education/Schools/HLivi/sex-education

26 The consultation closes on 1 April 2016: https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/criminallaw-and-sentencing-team/criminal-offence-domestic-abuse

27 See References for summary of evidence sources.

28 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/Young-People/gettingitright

29 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0043/00432337.pdf

30 http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/CurrentCommittees/91066.aspx

31 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/06/7483/9

32 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/06/7483/9


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