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First Minister Alex Salmond supports dedicated funding for Violence Against Women Services
First Minister Alex Salmond supports dedicated funding for Violence Against Women Services On 24th November we took the Save Our Services campaign one step further when we joined forces with Scottish Women’s Aid, Zero Tolerance & White Ribbon Scotland for a day to lobby MSPs at the Scottish Parliament. MSPs moving through the Members’ Lobby on their way to or from the debating chamber were greeted by a visually arresting timeline behind our large stall  - a very eye-catching reminder of the huge advances we’ve made in Scotland over the last four decades in fighting violence against women and supporting those who have suffered its consequences. And very many of them responded by coming over for a few words and signing our pledge to preserve dedicated funding for VAW services. We were delighted to receive the support of the First Minister, who you can see here signing the pledge....

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Don't Suffer in Silence
Don't Suffer in Silence This poster, produced by Perth & Kinross Violence Against Women Partnership, provides contact information for local and national support services and is intended to raise awareness & understanding. Its very clear message reinforces the fact that perpetrators, and not those who suffer at their hands, are to blame....

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Drinking is not a crime: Rape is
Drinking is not a crime: Rape is This joint initiative led by Tayside Police, Western Division, in partnership with Women’s Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre, P&K and Perth & Kinross Community Safety Partnership was launched on the 25th November at Barrack Street Police Station. Local and national press and television were in attendance and we are hoping that there will be good coverage and promotion of the campaign....

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Reclaim The Night: Launch Event 16 Days of Action To Eliminate Violence Against Women
Reclaim The Night: Launch Event 16 Days of Action To Eliminate Violence Against Women Botanic Gardens, Glasgow. 6.30pm - Thursday 25th November 2010For the 4th year in a row Glasgow Rape Crisis invite you to join them to Reclaim The Night to mark the beginning of 16 Days of Action to Eliminate Violence Against Women. Come along and join the march to Stop Male Violence Against Women. All welcome. The march will assemble at Botanic Gardens, at the junction of Great Western Road 6.30pm. The march will then make its way through the West End with a rally at S.T.U.C, Woodlands Road, Glasgow. For more information contact the Rape Crisis email info@rapecrisiscentre-glasgow.co.uk. Details can also be found on: www.rapecrisiscentre-glasgow.co.uk www.rapecrisisscotland.co.uk www.16days.org...

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Spend Now, Save Later
Spend Now, Save Later The Scottish Women’s Budget Group has produced a concise analysis of the case for gender budget analysis in violence against women spending with ‘ Spend Now, Save Later ’.  The paper was commissioned by Scottish Women’s Aid and Rape Crisis Scotland and we hope it will inform the debate about how financial decisions should be made and highlight in particular the reasons why frontline services such as rape crisis and women’s aid need continued funding, and the costs o f not funding these vital services....

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