Speaking Out: Recalling Women's Aid in Scotland
2016 marks 40 years since Scottish Women’s Aid was founded, bringing together a network of local Women’s Aid groups across Scotland. This ground-breaking movement brought about a big change in Scottish society by working to challenge and prevent domestic abuse.
To celebrate this important anniversary, a special project has been awarded a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to record and share the history of Women’s Aid in Scotland. Project outputs include recording oral histories, developing an archive and producing a touring exhibition. The project is a partnership of Scottish Women’s Aid, Glasgow Women’s Library, the University of Glasgow’s Centre for Gender History and Women’s History Scotland.
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Non-consensual sharing of intimate media (NCSIM) is a form of abuse
Facts & Figures
On one day in Scotland in 2014, 383 women and 302 children and young people were living in a Women's Aid refuge (SWA 2014)