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What can Grampian Women’s Aid do for me?

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There is often a common misconception that Women’s Aid organisations only provide refuge accommodation for women experiencing domestic abuse. Whilst this is a fundamental part of our service offering, we also provide so much more.

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Posted on 18 May 2018

Understanding domestic abuse: But he doesn’t hit me...

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Often when we first meet with women, they don’t realise that what they’re experiencing is domestic abuse. The fact that physical violence isn’t always present can make women feel embarrassed and reluctant to contact us.

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Posted on 17 Apr 2018

Take our survey

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It's important to us that we continually improve and further develop the services that we offer, which is why we've decided to conduct a survey.

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Posted on 13 Apr 2018

GWA Newsletter - April 2018

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Find out what we've been up to in our new April newsletter

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Posted on 10 Apr 2018

Annual General Meeting 2018

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On Wednesday 14th March, we held our 2018 Annual General Meeting at Langstane Housing Association in Aberdeen.

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Posted on 20 Mar 2018

A night of classical music in aid of GWA

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If you're a fan of classical music, why not head along to the Learig Orchestra's Spring Concert on 17th March. All proceeds go to Grampian Women's Aid!

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Posted on 27 Feb 2018

Come along to our AGM

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If you have an interest in Grampian Women’s Aid and would like to find out more about our services, aims and achievements, join us for our 2018 Annual General Meeting.

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Posted on 27 Feb 2018

What is the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill?

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Scotland's Domestic Abuse Bill was first introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 17th March last year and passed on 1st February 2018. We know it’s a fantastic achievement but what does the passing of the Bill actually mean?

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Posted on 19 Feb 2018

Understanding domestic abuse: Why doesn't she just leave?

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When we talk about the brave women who found the courage to escape domestic abuse, we’re often asked the same question: why didn’t she leave sooner? For many people, it seems like the obvious solution, but for women experiencing domestic abuse, it’s never that simple.

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Posted on 30 Jan 2018

GWA Newsletter - January 2018

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Find out what we've been up to in our new January newsletter - you can read it right here. Sign-up to our mailing list on our homepage, to keep up-to-date with all of our news and events.

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Posted on 9 Jan 2018

Our Impact - Zara's Story

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A teacher living in France, Zara* had been married for two years when she moved to the UK with her husband and child. After leaving her friends and family behind, her husband quickly used this opportunity to dominate their relationship.

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Posted on 28 Nov 2017

Reflecting on SWA's Annual Members' Conference

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Last Thursday, we travelled down to Glasgow for Scottish Women’s Aid’s Annual Members' Conference and AGM.

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Posted on 3 Nov 2017

GWA Newsletter - October 2017

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Our first newsletter is now live and you can read it right here. Sign-up to our mailing list on our homepage, to keep up-to-date with all of our news and events.

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Posted on 13 Oct 2017

Celebrating 40 Years of Grampian Women’s Aid

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On Thursday 17th August, we held a celebration at Woodend Barn in Banchory, to mark the 40th anniversary of Grampian Women’s Aid.

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Posted on 22 Sep 2017