To mark National Stalking Awareness Day, which takes place today (April 18th), Rape Crisis Scotland is releasing a new version of its Stalking information in BSL for deaf people. You can see this at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmE1g8gBPhI . This video joins the RCS Stalking leaflet, and its translations into French, Urdu, Punjabi, Mandarin Chinese, Slovak, Arabic and Polish on this subject.
Rape Crisis Scotland
is part of the Scottish National Group on Stalking, working together with
partner agencies to raise awareness and promote good practice around stalking.
As part of National
Stalking Awareness Day, the Scottish Government is hosting an event,
launched by Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill to promote the issue, highlight
the legislation which came into effect in December 2010 and share good
There will be a co-ordinated event in Westminster, where the UK Government is currently looking to develop specific legislation for England & Wales.
For more information on stalking please see www.scotlandagainststalking.com or www.stalkinghelpline.org
Published: 18th April 2012