Womens Support Project

Links

Violence against women

Andrea Dworkin
www.nostatusquo.com/ACLU/dworkin
A selection of Andrea Dworkin’s Writing

Child and Women Abuse Studies Unit
www.cwasu.org
Training, consultancy and research from a feminist perspective.

Zero Tolerance
www.zerotolerance.org.uk
An organisation promoting innovative policy and practice that tackle the root causes of male violence against women and children.

End Violence Against Women (EVAW)
www.EndViolenceAgainstWomen.org.uk
End Violence Against Women (EVAW) is a UK coalition of individuals and organisations who believe we can and must create a world free from the threat and reality of violence against women.

Engender
www.engender.org.uk
Engender is a membership organisation working on an anti-sexist agenda in Scotland and Europe to increase women’s power and influence and make visible the impact of sexism on women, men and society.

Trouble & Strife
www.troubleandstrife.org/

Feminist writing & discussion.

Migrant Support Service
migrantssupportservice.blogspot.com
Initiates and promote projects for the advancement of education and relief of poverty of Eastern European migrants; provides adult, children and adolescents therapy and counselling; conducts therapeutic and developmental workshops and supports the personal and professional development of migrants - and their integration into Scottish society.

Violence against Deaf women
www.wisewomen.org.uk/deaf/index.html
A unique resource, with a series of videos in British Sign Language, covering childhood sexual abuse, bullying and harassment, domestic abuse, rape and sexual violence, prostitution and personal safety.

Child sexual abuse

Childline
Deafzone section of website available for deaf children and young people.
www.childline.org.uk/explore/deafzone/Pages/Deafzone.aspx

End Child Prostitution & Trafficking
www.ecpat.org.uk
Website campaigning to end child prostitution, pornography and trafficking.

National Association for people abused in Childhood
www.napac.org.uk
Support for survivors of any form of childhood abuse.

Survivor Scotland
www.survivorscotland.org.uk
Survivor Scotland website has been developed by the Scottish Government to improve the lives of survivors of childhood sexual abuse. A networking resource for a wide variety of interested people, and it gives useful links to other websites that may also be helpful.

Ethnic Survivors Forum
www.ethnicsurvivorsforum.org/
Support for minority ethnic adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

Cybermentors
www.cybermentors.org.uk/
Online support for young people about online bullying.

Trauma Counselling Line Scotland
www.health-in-mind.org.uk/services/counselling
Confidential telephone counselling service for adult survivors of any form of abuse in childhood, including survivors from Black and Minority Ethnic communities. Call free on 08088 020406: Monday – Wednesday 5pm – 8pm and Thursday and Friday 9am – 2pm.

Domestic abuse

Scottish Women’s Aid
www.scottishwomensaid.org.uk
Provides information and training about domestic abuse including housing and legal information and also contact details for local Women’s Aid groups.

Women’s Aid Federation England
www.womensaid.org.uk
Campaigning national organisation working on domestic violence in England and Wales. Provides training, and information on support and resources.

This is abuse
thisisabuse.direct.gov.uk/
A UK website aimed at young people
 
www.helpguide.org/articles/abuse/domestic-violence-and-abuse.htm
Information on domestic abuse

Essential Survival Guide for victims of domestic abuse
www.cupidslibrary.com/blog/Survival-Guide-Victims-Abusive-Relationships

Domestic Abuse - children and young people

Voice Against Violence
voiceagainstviolence.org.uk
Voice Against Violence (VAV) are a group of eight young experts who have first hand experience of domestic abuse and different services.

The Hideout
www.thehideout.org.uk/default.aspa
Women`s Aid have created this space to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse.

Safe Hub
www.safehubscotland.org/
Designed by a group of young people for young people who have gathered together information and resources to help understand domestic abuse and how to get help.

ChildLine
www.childline.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx
Children and young people can contact ChildLine about any issue affecting them.

Rape & sexual assault

Rape Crisis Scotland
www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk
Information and supprt to anyone aged 13 and over who has experienced sexual violence.

Safety Advice
www.grabellaw.com/personal-safety-guides-protect-yourself-against-sex-crimes.html
Safety advice and information on sexual violence from Michigan, USA

Commercial sexual explolitation

Myrna Balk
www.myrnabalk.com
Website of Myrna Balk, artist and campaigner against sexual expolitation

Prostitution

Prostitution Research
www.prostitutionresearch.com
Site offering information and research on women abused through prostitution.

Brighton Oasis
www.oasisproject.org.uk/
Woman only organisation offering support and advice about drug misuse. Thier SWOP project works with women in prostitution.

Pornography

Against Pornography
www.againstpornography.org
Includes excellent list of links to other anti-pornography sites.

Stop Porn Culture
www.stoppornculture.org
Website with links to research, resources and advice on using anti pornography resources.

Shelley Luben
www.shelleylubben.com
Former porn actess Shelley Lubben shares her story of rehabilitation, speaks out against porn and offers real help for the world.

Sexual Harassment and Stalking

UK Anti Street Harassment Campaign
This campaign aims to highlight the issue of street harassment, open it up to public debate and to educate both men and women.

Scottish Anti Stalking Network                                                                                                                                   
Aims to provide support to victims, potential victims and others affected by stalking /harassment in Scotland, to raise awareness of the subject and to provide information about stalking /harassment to professionals, relevant agencies and the public.

Network For Surviving Stalking  
www.nss.org.uk
Provides UK wide support and information to victims of stalking and harassment. Also provides information for professionals.

Effectoively preventing and responding to sexual harassment
www.humanrights.gov.au/our-work/sex-discrimination/publications/effectively-preventing-and-responding-sexual-harassment

Bullying

National Bullying Helpline
0845 22 55 787

How to handle bullying
Information on bullying, what to do if your child is bullied, and resources for teachers.

Childline - help for bullyingHelpline for children and young people

Bullying UK
Advice, support and resources

 Addictions Support

Rehab 4 Alcoholism
Advice to ethnic minorities suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. 08001114108

                                                                                                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                                                                             

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Training on violence against women
Free workshop for voluntary and community organisations, Friday 13th October, Glasgow

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Screen Debate
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Edinburgh and the Lothians, Inter-Agency Procedures for the Protection of Girls and Women at Risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)


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