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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

Do you have some time to listen?
Do you have some time to listen? Rape Crisis Scotland is looking for women to volunteer on the national helpline supporting survivors of sexual violence. If you have time to give, and would like the supportive atmosphere, excellent training and personal & professional development that Rape Crisis Scotland offers, come and find out more at our information evening. Wednesday, 27th August 2014 18.30 – 20.30 @ The Albany Learning & Conference Centre 44 Ashley Street, G4 6DS To book a place or for more information please complete this form and return i t to volunteer@rapecrisisscotland.org.uk or contact Mridul Wadhwa on 0141 331 4188 We actively encourage Disabled, BME, Older and Transgendered women to volunteer on the helpline Why Volunteer at Rape Crisis Scotland? Volunteering at Rape Crisis Scotland brings… • Increased employment opportunities • Increased learning opportunities • Increased personal and professional confidence • A chance to challenge yourself and develop new skills • The opportunity to work with people with similar values and ethos What previous volunteers have said…...

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Equally Safe
Equally Safe In June 2014 the Scottish Government and COSLA launched ʻ Equally Safe: Scotlandʼs strategy for preventing and eradicating violence against women and girls ʼ. This statement to welcome ʻEqually Safeʼ has been jointly produced by key voluntary sector organisations working across Scotland to tackle gender inequality and male violence against women and girls. These organisations are Engender, Rape Crisis Scotland, Scottish Womenʼs Aid, Scottish Womenʼs Convention, White Ribbon Scotland, Womenʼs Support Project and Zero Tolerance. The launch of ʻEqually Safeʼ is an important step in taking forward work to tackle violence and abuse. We welcome the continued commitment to support interventions, as well as the explicit acknowledgement that preventing violence against women is dependent upon reducing gender inequality in the broadest sense. This strategy makes it clear that all sectors of society have a responsibility to actively work towards preventing male violence and that prevention and equality measures must be embedded across all sectors....

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