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Domestic Abuse, Housing and Homelessness in Scotland: An Evidence Review

DescriptionThere has been little research on the relationship between domestic abuse, housing and homelessness, especially in the Scottish context. This review provides some secondary analysis of relevant homelessness and housing statistics to provide a more in-depth overview of the scale of domestic abuse as a contributory factor to homelessness in Scotland.
ISBN978 07559 97176
Official Print Publication DateNovember 2010
Website Publication DateNovember 01, 2010

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ISBN 978 0 7559 9717 6
DPPAS 10836

Scottish Government
Communities Analytical Services
September 2010

Analytical Paper Series

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Contents

SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
SECTION ONE: THE HOUSING POLICY FRAMEWORK AND DOMESTIC ABUSE
SECTION TWO: DOMESTIC ABUSE AND HOMELESSNESS
SECTION THREE: EVIDENCE ON THE SUPPORT NEEDS OF WOMEN, CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
SECTION FOUR: CONCLUSION
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