This page provides details of other resources that you may find useful.  We are still building this page and will add and update regularly.

If you would like any more information please contact the National GBV & Health Team on 0141 414 2723 or email to

Guidance for health workers

A series of guides have been produced to support health staff:

What health workers need to know about gender-based violence. An Overview

Childhood Sexual Abuse. What health workers need to know.

Commercial Sexual Exploitation. What health workers need to know

Domestic Abuse. What health workers need to know.

Rape & Sexual Assault. What health workers need to know.

Harmful Traditional Practices. What health workers need to know.

Human Trafficking. What health workers need to know.

Information For Service Users

The National Team have developed this resource for NHS Boards to adapt for local use.

Other resources

Yes You Can!  Working with Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse.

Principles of Good Practice for Working with Women Experiencing Domestic Violence. Guidance for Mental Health Professionals. (Women’s Aid 2005).

Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project.  (Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse)

Stella Project, London…/stella%20consultation%20response%20-%20supporting%20people.pdf

Women’s Support Project Publications and Resources,182/

Against Violence and Abuse

Report By The Scottish Government / Cosla

What Does Gender Have to Do With Violence Against Women

What does gender have to do with VAW

Support for Survivors

If you are looking for support for your own experiences of GBV you can call:

Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline
0800 027 1234

Rape Crisis Scotland
08088 010302

or click on:

Scottish Womens Aid

Survivor Scotland

Broken Rainbow


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