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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

October 2021

Rurality and Domestic Abuse

Scottish Women's Aid
Despite prevalence levels being similar, rural survivors are half as likely as urban victims to report domestic abuse and experience abuse on average about 25 times longer. Whilst much has been done to raise...
19th October Online Social justice & poverty
November 2021

Understanding the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse

Scottish Women's Aid
Learning Outcomes: • Understanding the Scottish Government’s definition of domestic abuse and national policy response• Understanding the impacts of domestic abuse through theory, research and survivor...
1st November Online Social justice & poverty

CYP Experiences of Domestic Abuse

Scottish Women's Aid
Learning Outcomes: • Understanding how children and young people experience domestic abuse through theory, research and survivor testimony• Understanding of the physiological impacts of domestic abuse on...
3rd November Online Social justice & poverty

Identifying Risk and Supporting Recovery

Scottish Women's Aid
Frontline professionals have a key role in supporting victims of domestic abuse and their families to be safe. This session will provide an overview of how to identify risk and promote safety for victims...
18th November Online Social justice & poverty
December 2021

Intimate Partner Femicide – When Men Murder Women

Scottish Women's Aid
Just as our understanding has developed that domestic abuse does not always involve physical violence, we now recognise that violence is no longer considered the biggest predicator of domestic homicide.Research...
1st December Online Social justice & poverty

Working with Victims Survivors and Perpetrators

Scottish Women's Aid
With domestic abuse affecting 1 in 4 women in Scotland, as individuals, employers, service providers and agencies we will all come into contact with victims, survivors and perpetrators of domestic abuse. This...
14th December Online Social justice & poverty