Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018 and the Criminal Justice System: Women’s Experiences

Published: August 2022

This report was collated and written by Dr Nancy Lombard, Dr Katy Proctor, and Dr Nel Whiting from Glasgow Caledonian University.

This research captured the views and experiences of (female) adult victims/survivors in order to improve our understanding of the operation and effectiveness of the new domestic abuse legislation. The research will also inform the wider policy development for Violence Against Women and Girls and ongoing delivery of the Scottish Government’s Equally Safe Strategy.

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Authors / Editors

Professor Nancy Lombard

Glasgow Caledonian University

Dr Katy Proctor

Glasgow Caledonian University

Research Themes

Gender, Crime and Criminal Justice