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Rape Crisis Scotland

WORKING TO
END
SEXUAL VIOLENCE.

08088 01 03 02

Phone the free Rape Crisis Scotland Helpline
Every day, 6pm to midnight

KNOW THE FACTS

  • Data suggests that nearly one in four women worldwide may experience sexual violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime
  • In 2013/14, 1,690 rapes were reported to the police in Scotland - a rise of 23% on the previous year
  • A study by NSPCC showed that a third of teenage girls in a relationship suffer an unwanted sexual act

Thank you for visiting Rape Crisis Scotland website. We are the national office for the rape crisis movement in Scotland.

Rape Crisis Scotland provides a national rape crisis helpline and email support for anyone affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened. The helpline is open from 6pm to midnight, 7 days a week, and offers free and confidential initial and crisis support and information. The helpline can also put you in touch with local rape crisis centres or other services for ongoing support. The helpline offers a mincom service for deaf or hard of hearing people, and can arrange for language interpreters if your first language is not English.

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Our member centres provide free confidential support and information for survivors of sexual violence and others who have been affected by the issue. You will find some commonly asked questions here. If you need any further information, please let us know.

LATEST NEWS

Judicial review decision on legal aid provision

A key legal judgement has been issued today which improves the protection of complainers’ human rights within the Scottish justice system.  Rape Crisis Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government to put processes in place to ensure that complainers are informed of...read in full

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