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Rape Crisis Scotland

WORKING TO
END
SEXUAL VIOLENCE.

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Publications

The list below shows some useful publications both from Rape Crisis Scotland and from other organisations. You can browse through these publications using the list on the right hand side of this page. We have categorised them by publication type, as well as a tagging system to help you find what you are looking for.

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Sexual health: information for survivors of sexual violence
Sexual health: information for survivors of sexual violence

Rape Crisis Scotland support resource on sexual health

Trauma: information for survivors of sexual violence
Trauma: information for survivors of sexual violence

Rape Crisis Scotland support resource on trauma

Publication: RCS Support resources

Flashbacks: information for survivors of sexual violence
Flashbacks: information for survivors of sexual violence

Rape Crisis Scotland support resource on flashbacks

Publication: RCS Support resources

Panic attacks: information for survivors of sexual violence
Panic attacks: information for survivors of sexual violence

Rape Crisis Scotland support resource on panic attacks

Self-harm: information for survivors of sexual violence
Self-harm: information for survivors of sexual violence

Rape Crisis Scotland support resource on self-harm

Publication: RCS Support resources

RCS Annual Report 2013
RCS Annual Report 2013

A report on what has been happening within Rape Crisis Scotland during 2012-13. This highlights among other developments a significant increase in the number of contacts made with the Rape Crisis Scotland National Helpline, and introduces the new national prevention work initiative.

Acts of recovery - moving on from childhood abuse
Acts of recovery - moving on from childhood abuse

Napier University conducted research on childhood abuse and recovery from this. “Acts of Recovery” – an aid for people who have experienced childhood sexual abuse, emerged from this research, and includes suggestions that can help people with their ways of coping and recovery journeys.  In order to tackle the on-going challenge of reducing the health inequality gap faced by people with a learning disability, NHS Lothian and partners FAIR and Napier University have developed this accessible easy read social story type booklet.

Publication: Leaflets

Stalking
Stalking

This leaflet looks at the nature of stalking, as well as its potential impact. It also gives details of the current Scottish legislation on stalking and outlines how this can help you if you are being stalked. Also covered is how to gather evidence, and safety considerations.

Publication: RCS Support resources

Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill: A Rape Crisis Scotland Briefing
Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill: A Rape Crisis Scotland Briefing

Rape Crisis Scotland has produced a Briefing Paper on the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill, which was introduced by the Scottish Government following Lord Carloway’s review and takes forward his recommendations. Although the Bill covers a range of measures, our focus is very much on matters of concern to victims of sexual crimes.

Publication: Briefings

Rape or sexual assault abroad
Rape or sexual assault abroad

This leaflet is intended for survivors who have been attacked overseas.  The leaflet is written from 2 perspectives: that of a survivor who reported whilst still overseas but has subsequently returned to Scotland and that of a survivor who, having returned to Scotland, wishes to report an attack that happened abroad.

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