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Charity Group to Challenge Legality of Legal Aid Restrictions for Victims of Domestic Violence

The High Court last week gave permission to charity group ‘Rights of Women’ to challenge government policy concerning victims of domestic violence and legal aid.

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Fresh Wave of Interest in Psychological Abuse Being Criminalised

With increasing talks of a separate domestic abuse offence in England and Wales and the launch of pilot project to help individuals recognize abusive partners, in Aberdeen and Ayrshire there is increasing interest in making course of conduct amounting to psychological abuse a separate crime.

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Support Provided to Domestic Abuse Charity

The Scottish Government has provided support of around £600,000 to Amina, a Muslim Women’s Resource Centre based in Glasgow, and Citizens Advice Direct for a specialist service helping Muslim women out of abusive relationships.

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Police tackle domestic violence in Aberdeen

Police in Aberdeen have described a recent initiative to tackle domestic violence in the city as a success, Police Scotland has announced.

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Convention on Violence Against Women

The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have issued a joint statement on the Government signing the Council of Europe’s Convention on Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence.

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Violence a significant barrier to women’s equality

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has issued a message in advance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which is to be observed on 25th November.

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Man sentenced to nine years for domestic violence

A 52-year old man from Glasgow has been given a 15-year extended sentence at the High Court in Edinburgh for a campaign of domestic abuse against five women that spanned 30 years. He will spend nine years in custody, reduced from ten years to reflect his guilty plea.

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