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Posted | 13, 12, 2011

Men of faith challenging violence against women

Are you a man and a member of a faith community who would like to contribute to ending violence against women? Are you looking for concrete ways to actually do something effective within your faith community and beyond? Then the Church of Scotland has just the opportunity for you. The Church of Scotland aims to form two men’s multifaith groups (one specifically for men under the age of 25) who share interest and commitment to the aims of theWhite Ribbon Campaign. These aims are to:

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Posted | 07, 12, 2011

Festive campaign: They had nothing.

Tracy arrived on the doorstep of Glasgow East Women’s Aid late on the 23rd of December accompanied by her six year old son Jack. Her violent husband had thrown both mother and child out of the house. Tracy and Jack were terrified, distressed and very traumatised.  They had nothing; no change of clothes, no personal belongings – Jack had not even been allowed to take his toothbrush.

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Posted | 06, 12, 2011

What can faith communities say about gender-based violence?

Fiona Buchanan

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Posted | 01, 12, 2011

Stop It advent calendar

With only 26 days to go until Christmas, we've put together an advent calendar featuring some images we've used over the year. Click on the numbers below to reveal!

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Posted | 23, 11, 2011

Get Savi. What do we know?

Ellie Hutchinson Ellie is the Prevention Worker for Scottish Women’s Aid. Her job involves talking to people about domestic abuse and gender inequality, particularly as it relates to young people. She holds an MSc in International and European Politics, and is working towards a PhD in gender studies at the University of Edinburgh.

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Posted | 01, 11, 2011

Working ourselves out of a job

 Nel Whiting. Scottish Women’s Aid Nel is the Learning & Development Coordinator for Scottish Women’s Aid. Her job involves providing training about domestic abuse and  other forms of gender based violence to a range of professionals throughout Scotland. She holds an MLitt in Humanities (Women, Culture & Society), and has recently been awarded the Leah Leneman Prize for new writing in gender history.

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Posted | 25, 10, 2011

Why women's aid services are essential-our census day stats

Cheryl Sutherland Stewart, PhD

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Posted | 20, 10, 2011

Why a gendered approach is important

Julian Heng 

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Posted | 14, 10, 2011

You're an active bystander, now what?

Ellie Hutchinson Ellie is the Prevention Worker for Scottish Women’s Aid. Her job involves talking to people about domestic abuse and gender inequality, particularly as it relates to young people. She holds an MSc in International and European Politics, and is working towards a PhD in gender studies.

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Posted | 04, 10, 2011

The Reality of Forced Marriages

Aisha Zaveri Aisha Zaveri holds a Higher National Diploma in Social Sciences, where she did a thesis on ‘The Psychological aspects of perpetrators of Domestic Violence’.  She graduated from Dundee University with an (MA (Hons) Psychology Degree in 2004 and went on to gain further qualifications within the financial sector, leading to her position of an Accounts Manager in 2008.  Aisha currently works as an Autism Practitioner for Scottish Autism and is also the Violence against Women Development Officer for the North of Scotland for Amina MWRC.

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