Equally safe: delivery plan

The Equally Safe delivery plan will help to ensure that the ambitions of the Equally Safe Strategy makes a tangible difference.


1. Equally Safe, Scotland’s Strategy for preventing and eradicating violence against women and girls, 2016

2. Domestic Abuse Recorded by the Police in Scotland, 2016-17:

3. Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2016-17:

4. The ‘Other sexual crimes’ category is made up of a wide range of sexual crimes. The three most common being ‘Communicating indecently’, ‘Cause to view sexual activity or images’ and ‘Indecent photos of children’. This information has been drawn from a sample of these crimes which have come to the attention of the police. It does not provide information on all such crimes committed in society as not all of these crimes are reported to the police. More information is available at:

5. Homicide in Scotland 2016-17

6. National Referral Mechanism Statistics- End of Year Summary 2016

7. Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2014; Young People’s Attitudes to Violence against Women

8. Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2014; Young People’s Attitudes to Violence against Women

9. Guidance for Violence Against Women Partnerships

10. Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015

11. Trafficking and Exploitation Strategy 2017

12. Good Practice in Commissioning Domestic Abuse Services

13. Rape and Sexual Assault Taskforce five year work plan

14. Health Improvement Scotland Standards: Healthcare and Forensic Medical Services for People who Have Experienced Rape, Sexual Assault or Child Sexual Abuse: Children, Young People and Adults

15. Equally Safe draft delivery plan consultation 2017-2021: response analysis

16. UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

17. UNPR Review UK

18. UN Special Rapporteur on Preventing Violence against Women, 2014 Report


20. Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence

21. Scottish Government International Development Policy

22. Scottish Government Child Protection Policy

23. National Action Plan on Internet Safety for Children and Young People

24. The National Action Plan to Prevent and Tackle Child Sexual Exploitation Progress Report 2016/17

25. Child Abuse Prevention Framework

26. A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People – Our Delivery Plan to 2021 for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

27. Requirement of the Equality Act 2010; covers discrimination against nine protected characteristics, including gender.


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