“This change in the law represents another step in Scotland’s journey towards recognising children as direct victims of domestic abuse, alongside adult victims.”
As today is Shrove Tuesday here is my take on Pancakes made with Summer Fruits and drizzled over with Golden Syrup.
I’ve been saying for approximately 18 months that I’d write this article, but perhaps understandably I’ve been putting it off, as some events in your life you just don’t want to ever revisit, however a fortnight ago whilst on Twitter a video of a wedding reception dropped onto my news feed.
How we improve our response to issues around Domestic Abuse is being tackled in 2 consultations currently being held in Scotland.
““Domestic abuse can shatter lives and rob victims of their confidence, self-esteem and even their home.”
Everyone should feel safe in their workplace – free from bullying, intimidation and harassment of any kind.
On Thursday 1st February 2018 the Scottish Parliament passed the Domestic Abuse Scotland Bill.
“There’s no place for it in Scotland and this new funding will greatly assist in tackling it.”
“Domestic abuse is often about control, the blame for which lies solely with the perpetrators.”
“The Bill creates a new statutory offence of domestic abuse that recognises the damage and hurt that non-physical abuse can cause.”