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We believe that a world without domestic abuse is not just a dream, it is a possibility. Never doubt it – changing attitudes changes lives.
Scottish Women's Aid is the lead organisation in Scotland working towards the prevention of domestic abuse. We play a vital role campaigning and lobbying for effective responses to domestic abuse.More
Coercive control is a term developed by Evan Stark to help us understand domestic abuse as more than a fight. It is a pattern of behaviour which seeks to take away the victim’s liberty or freedom, to strip away their sense of self.More
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Women's Aid can give you confidential information and support. If you are frightened or worried about the way your partner or ex-partner is treating you, you do not have to put up with it. There are many things you can do to protect yourself and any children from further harm. No one deserves to be abused.
No one should have to put up with abuse. There is support for anyone who needs help. Women and children who are affected by domestic abuse have rights under the law.
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