Reponding to gender-based violence in Scotland: the scope of the gender equality duty to drive cultural and practical change

Research undertaken for the Equality and Human Rights Commission by the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, which explores some of the arguments for and against a gender aggravation in Scots criminal law before considering the evidence thus far of the impact the Gender Equality Duty (GED) has had on Scotland’s criminal justice system. It also makes a number of useful recommendations for the future.

Author: 
Michele Burman
Author: 
Jenny Johnstone
Author: 
Janette de Haan et al
Publisher: 
Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR)
Published: 
2011
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