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Judicial review decision on legal aid provision
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 their rights to oppose applications for their medical or other sensitive records.

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Rape Crisis News 13 - Student issue
Rape Crisis News 13 - Student issue We're delighted to publish a new issue of Rape Crisis News which puts students in the spotlight, and includes several contributions from student journalists as well as an interview with NUS Scotland Women’s Officer Emily Beever...

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Young voices preventing sexual violence at the Scottish Parliament – 4th December 2015
Young voices preventing sexual violence at the Scottish Parliament – 4th December 2015

This Friday young people from Lanarkshire, Highland and Edinburgh will be coming to the Scottish Parliament to talk about their involvement in helping to tackle sexual violence. Hosted by MSPs Malcolm Chisholm and Christina McKelvie, and supported by prevention workers Hannah Brown, Melody McIndoe and Nadine Jassat, they’ll address an audience of young people, friends, parents and professionals to speak about why they care about these issues.

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'Secret shame' - new postcard
'Secret shame' - new postcard In spite of the fact that the only person who is EVER responsible for sexual violence is a perpetrator, one feeling that many survivors are left with following an assault is shame....

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Scottish Social Attitudes survey
Scottish Social Attitudes survey

The Scottish Government has published new findings on attitudes to violence against women from the Scottish Social Attitudes survey. Only 3 in 5 people in Scotland think a woman is not at all to blame for being raped if she wears revealing clothing (58%) or is very drunk (60%), new findings from ScotCen Social Research’s Scottish Social Attitudes survey reveal.

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Transgender Day of Remembrance
Transgender Day of Remembrance Rape Crisis Scotland is marking Transgender Day of Remembrance 2015 with a new postcard highlighting the number of trans people murdered around the world. You can download this here ....

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