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Access to Sensitive Records: Your Rights

This leaflet sets out your rights if an application has been made to the Court to access sensitive records relating to you. The application is made by lawyers acting on behalf of an accused person. You have a right to be given notice of this application and to be legally represented at the hearing where a decision will be made on the application.

Filename: Access-to-Sensitive-Records-.pdf
File size: 240KB
Tags: sensitive records rights
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Help for male survivors of abuse

This leaflet is for men who have experienced abuse. It gives some information about abuse, and also where to get more information or help, if you want this.

Filename: Help-for-male-survivors-of-abuse--EVA.pdf
File size: 110KB
Tags: male survivors
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Stopping harassment: a legal guide

The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC) has developed this legal guide for survivors of gender based violence who are experiencing harassment.  The ‘Stopping Harassment’ legal guide explains how to obtain protective orders to improve women’s safety and will be a helpful resource for any woman living with stalking or harassment or for professionals who may have a role in supporting survivors. 

Filename: SWR-008-Legal-Guide-A5-Folded-WEB.pdf
File size: 88KB
Tags: legal
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Acts of recovery - moving on from childhood abuse

Napier University conducted research on childhood abuse and recovery from this. “Acts of Recovery” – an aid for people who have experienced childhood sexual abuse, emerged from this research, and includes suggestions that can help people with their ways of coping and recovery journeys.  In order to tackle the on-going challenge of reducing the health inequality gap faced by people with a learning disability, NHS Lothian and partners FAIR and Napier University have developed this accessible easy read social story type booklet.

Filename: Acts-of-recovery-moving-on-from-childhood-abuse.pdf
File size: 1153KB
Tags: learning-disabilities
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Staying Afloat

Supporting male survivors of sexual violence

Filename: Staying-Afloat.pdf
File size: 2490KB
Tags: male-survivors
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UNISON Harassment At Work Guide

UNISON believes that everyone should be treated with dignity and respect at work. Harassment of any kind prevents this happening and should not be tolerated in the workplace. Harassment is a major problem in many workplaces, affecting millions of workers. Work related harassment can be based on prejudice and discriminatory attitudes. Any such behaviour can have a devastating effect on an individual, affecting both their work performance and/or their personal life.

Harassment has no place in work and we want to see all forms of harassment challenged and eliminated. This guide can be used by branches to negotiate policies which prevent, tackle and deal with incidences of harassment in the workplace.

Filename: Unison-Harassment-at-work-guide.pdf
File size: 325KB
Tags: harassment
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Bullying and harassment: ACAS Guidance for Employees

Bullying and harassment of any kind are in no-one’s interest and should not be tolerated in the workplace, but if you are being bullied or harassed it can be difficult to know what to do about it.
This leaflet:
• gives employees1 basic information about bullying and harassment
• summarises the responsibilities of employers
• outlines some of the options open to you
• points you to sources of further information and advice.

Filename: ACAS-bullying-and-harassment-at-work.pdf
File size: 209KB
Tags: bullying
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Sensitive and personal records: information for victims of sexual crimes

This leaflet explains why the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (the prosecutor) may need to obtain sensitive and personal records, held by bodies such as the NHS, and how this information may be used.

Filename: SensitiveRecords.pdf
File size: 5KB
Tags: legal