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Clare’s Law to be Piloted in Aberdeen

A pilot scheme which allows people to see if their partner has a history of domestic violence or domestic abuse has been unrolled in Aberdeen and Ayrshire in the Scottish Government’s bid to control domestic abuse in Scotland.

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Domestic abuse crackdown in Aberdeen

Police Scotland has reported that its festive crackdown on domestic violence in the North-east of Scotland resulted in over 100 people being charged.

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Traditional views on marriage, divorce and children

A recent survey from America has found that, despite growing up in an era of celebrity marriages and widespread divorce, today's young people are remarkably traditional about their expectations for love, marriage and children.

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New sheriff court rules following Children's Hearings Act

The Scottish Court Service has launched a consultation on 'Proposals for Procedural Rules in the Sheriff Court for the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011'.

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Government’s vision to transform child maintenance system

The Government has unveiled detailed plans for the new and radically reshaped child maintenance system in Great Britain. There will be extra help for separated parents who want to support their children and new penalties for those who won't.

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The key to a long lasting relationship

Communication is the secret to maintaining a long lasting relationship, according to a major survey from Saga of over 10,000 people over the age of 50.

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Aberdeen dads learning to be better parents

A support group dedicated to dads in Aberdeen is breaking down barriers to offer help, advice and education for fathers as they bid to become better parents.

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System failing neglected children

A new report by children's charity, Action for Children, has found that over half (51%) of social workers, and a third of police officers (36%) feel 'powerless' to intervene in suspected cases of child neglect.

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Law Society welcomes new forced marriage laws

The Law Society of Scotland has said that new legislation which came into effect at the end of November sets out that forced marriage is unacceptable and will strengthen the position for those who refuse to marry without giving their consent.

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NSPCC campaign calls for greater support for vulnerable babies

The NSPCC has launched a new campaign to highlight the vulnerability of babies and the needs of new parents.

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Referendum call for same sex marriage proposals

A Christian charity has spoken out against the proposals contained in the Scottish Government's consultation on same sex marriage.

 

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