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Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2014: Attitudes to violence against women in Scotland

Published: 25 Nov 2015
Part of:
Research
ISBN:
9781785448003

This report presents findings from the 2014 Scottish Social Attitudes survey on the attitudes of the Scottish public to the following forms of violence against women: sexual violence, domestic abuse (physical, verbal, mental and emotional), sexual harassment and commercial sexual exploitation.

131 page PDF

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131 page PDF

1.8 MB

Contents
Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2014: Attitudes to violence against women in Scotland
References

131 page PDF

1.8 MB

References

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