16 Days of Activism
16 days of activism | 25th November- 10th December 2016
Every year we celebrate 16 Days of Activism as part of the international campaign to highlight and eradicate domestic abuse and violence against women.
Working with friends and colleagues across the sector, this year we're going to be talking about Scotland's new domestic abuse bill, the ongoing campaign to #ChangeHerStory and spreading the word about Scotland's National Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline.
Catch up on what MSPs in Holyrood had to say about ending violence against women in a Scottish Parliament debate here.
Want to find out more about Scottish Women's Aid? Come to our open day on the 7th of December to chat with staff, stakeholders and friends about our work to date, and going forward.
Non-consensual sharing of intimate media (NCSIM) is a form of abuse
Facts & Figures
Studies estimate between 31% and 84% of women with a history of domestic abuse meet the diagnostic criteria for PTSD. For the general population this is between 1.2% and 12%