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Publication | 10, 12, 2014

How domestic abuse affects women’s health.

Domestic abuse seriously affects women’s short and long term physical, emotional and sexual/reproductive health and wellbeing. In 2009, 13 women were killed in Scotland by a male partner or ex-partner, the extreme consequence of domestic abuse.

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Publication | 29, 08, 2014

Evaluation of the Fife Health and Wellbeing Alliance Community Led Projects

The overall purpose is to understand how the projects are operating and their particular contribution to tackling health inequalities in Fife. The evaluation objectives as set out in the Brief were as follows.
Look for evidence of how the projects are employing community principles in their activity. Examine the community-led projects' ways of working so far. This could include levels of community consultation and participation, initiatives, developed, departures from traditional or mainstream ways of working, project plans and information gathering for evaluation.

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Publication | 31, 12, 2010

Understanding the relationship between domestic abuse and alcohol use

The link between domestic abuse and alcohol has been the subject of much debate and research. This information briefing provides a brief overview of the dynamics and consequences of alcohol use in relationships where there is domestic abuse.

 

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Publication | 31, 12, 2010

The impact of domestic abuse on women's health

Domestic abuse is a pervasive social problem that compromises the health and safety of thousands of women each year. This information briefing provides a summary of the health consequences of domestic abuse.

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Publication | 31, 12, 2010

Impact of domestic abuse on women's mental health

Despite huge efforts and achievements in tackling domestic abuse in Scotland, it remains an endemic and largely hidden problem that jeopardises women's mental health. This information briefing outlines some of the impacts of domestic abuse on women's mental health, and also considers the responses from service providers.

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Nearest SWA Group

Find your nearest Women's Aid group

Staying Safe

If you need immediate help contact Women's Aid, the police domestic abuse liaison officer or your local social work office.

You can also phone Scotland's domestic abuse and forced marriage helpline on 0800 027 1234

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

On one day in 2012, 349 women and 323 children were living in refuge (SWA 2012)

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