Category: Coercive Control

Children (Scotland) Bill: Secs 8 & 13 Child Welfare Reporters & Curators

In this, our sixth post on the Children (Scotland) Bill, Susan Oswald looks at two sections of the Bill- those that relate to child welfare reporters and curators ad litem. Read more

COVID-19: Domestic & Elder Abuse Contact details

This is a practical update on how to get help if you are experiencing domestic abuse (or are someone who is concerned about, or has witnessed abuse, neglect or financial… Read more

Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control

How do we protect against Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control in Scotland, and how do we compare to other countries? The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018 (which came into force just… Read more

Revenge Porn

Why would a divorce lawyer warn you about revenge porn during lockdown (well, any more than they would normally)? Lots of people will think that this article doesn’t apply to them-… Read more

Domestic abuse and COVID-19

“Stay home, save lives”, the public health message that was spread to all UK households to encourage compliance with the nationwide lockdown, in place since last week. Read more