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National Advocacy Project - Briefing

The Rape Crisis Scotland National Advocacy Project was launched in February 2016 and comprised of 15 advocacy workers based in local Rape Crisis Centres. With an increase in funding secured in 2018 there are now 23 advocacy workers within the rape crisis network. The National Advocacy Project provides dedicated advocacy support for survivors of sexual violence who have reported or are considering reporting the offences to the police.

Filename: NAPbriefing.pdf
File size: 137KB
Tags: advocacy
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The use of sexual history & character evidence in Scottish courts

A summary of the evaluation of the provisions in the Sexual Offences (Procedure and Evidence) (Scotland) Act 2002

Filename: sexual-history-evidence-aug08.pdf
File size: 120KB
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The use of sexual history & character evidence in Scottish courts

A summary of the evaluation of the provisions in the Sexual Offences (Procedure and Evidence) (Scotland) Act 2002

Filename: sexual-history-evidence-aug08.doc
File size: 252KB
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Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill: A Rape Crisis Scotland Briefing

Rape Crisis Scotland has produced a Briefing Paper on the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill, which was introduced by the Scottish Government following Lord Carloway’s review and takes forward his recommendations. Although the Bill covers a range of measures, our focus is very much on matters of concern to victims of sexual crimes.

Filename: Briefing-doc-CJB-02.pdf
File size: 234KB
Tags: legal
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