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Resources for Professionals - Violence Against Women and Girls

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National Information

Government Guidance, Practice Models and Tools

Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) Toolkit

Scotland's Forced Marriage Statutory Guidance

Scotland's National Plan to prevent and eradicate FGM

Violence Against Women Partnership Guidance

Responding to FGM: multi-agency Guidance

Equally Safe Quality Standards & Performance Framework, National Violence Against Women Network

Violence Against Women and Girls: Primary Prevention Guidance for Community Planning Partners

COVID-19 VAWG Supplementary Guidance

Domestic Abuse-Informed Self-Assessment Tool and Evaluation Framework

Equally Safe Strategy

Key Legislation

Forced Marriage etc. (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Act 2011

Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Act 2016

Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill 2021 

UNCRC incorporation into Scots Law

Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Act 2020

Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Act 2021


Domestic Abuse Awareness Raising Tool (DAART)

This training is an introduction to Domestic Abuse and provides an overview of the main considerations when responding to Domestic Abuse. However, it does not replace specialist training.

Building Bridges animation and resources.

The set of resources is developed to support staff in any type of service to feel more confident in responding to women's disclosures of selling sex. It has been created with input from women with lived experience and support services, the resource pack includes an animation, guidance, and training presentation.


Local Information


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