Commissioned Research

We often work in partnership with other organisations or institutions to find out more about the impact of domestic abuse on women, children and young people.
Our recent work includes:

This report was written by Professor Rachel Pain for Scottish Women's Aid and the Centre for Social Justice and Community Resources at Durham University. The research suggests that domestic abuse can be considered a form of terrorism, creating long lasting fear and trauma and impacting on wider aspects of society as well the individual.

Funded by the Scottish Executive and commissioned by Scottish Women’s Aid, the research explores the views, experiences and support needs of children and young people who have to move home as a result of domestic abuse.

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Current Activities

Non-consensual sharing of intimate media (NCSIM) is a form of abuse

Read the results of our survey on NCSIM (otherwise known as "revenge porn")



Facts & Figures

In 81% of cases of domestic abuse there is a female victim and male perpetrator (SCS 2012)


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