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The Development of the Scottish Partnership on Domestic Abuse and Recent Work in Scotland

DescriptionThis report describes some of the findings of the earlier work of the Partnership in its initial stages.
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Website Publication DateAugust 14, 2000
The Development of the Scottish Partnership on Domestic Abuse and Recent Work in Scotland

Dr Sheila Henderson
Reid-Howie Associates

Scottish Executive Central Research Unit
2000

The views expressed in this document are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers

CONTENTS

1 INTRODUON AND BACKGROUND (page 2)
1.1 Purpose of the Report
1.2 Background
1.2.1 The remit of the Scottish Partnership
1.2.2 The composition of the Partnership
1.2.3 The definition of domestic abuse
1.3 The Work of the Scottish Partnership
1.3.1 The consultation period
1.3.2 The issues emerging

2 KEY POLICY ISSUES (Page 3)
2.1 Service Provision and Legislation
2.1.1 The police
2.1.2 Housing departments/housing associations
2.1.3 Health services
2.1.4 Social work services
2.1.5 Education services
2.1.6 Specialist voluntary organisations
2.1.7 Other organisations
2.2 National and International Policy / Legislative Issues
2.2.1 The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
2.2.2 The International Convention on the Rights of the Child
2.2.3 The European Convention on Human Rights
2.2.4 The Council of Europe
2.2.5 UK
2.3 Examples of Good Practice
2.4 Overview

3 THE NEEDS OF SPECIFIC GROUPS (page 4)
3.1 Common Experiences
3.2 The identification of particular needs
3.2.1 Children and young people
3.2.2 Women and children in rural areas
3.2.3 Disabled women and children
3.2.4 Women and children from black and minority ethnic communities
3.3 Implications of these needs
3.4 Overview

4 CURRENT INITIATIVES IN SCOTLAND (page 5)
4.1 The Research
4.2 Methodology
4.3 The Findings
4.3.1 The development of multi-agency working
4.3.2 Work with children under 5
4.3.3 Work with young people
4.3.4 Work with men
4.3.5 Work with disabled women and children
4.3.6 Work with women and children from black and minority ethnic groups
4.3.7 Work with women and children in rural areas
4.3.8 Training initiatives
4.3.9 Public awareness-raising
4.3.10 The collection of information relating to domestic abuse
4.3.11 Other work

5 MPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE WORK (page 6)
5.1 Future Work of The Partnership

CRU Research - Publications List from 1999 (page 7)