Men's Violence Against Women And Children

Purpose of the group

To establish a forum for discussion and innovative thinking on men’s violence against women and children, with a focus on prevention, protection, provision and participation, including, but not limited to, all the forms of violence and exploitation encompassed in “Equally Safe- Scotland’s strategy for preventing and eradicating violence against women and girls." 

Forthcoming meetings

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Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Christine Gray

David Morran

George Eckton

Gillian Baker

Kallia Manoussaki

Kelly Johnson

Lily Greenan

Dr Melanie McCarry

Nancy Lombard

Nikki Dillon

Katy Proctor

Richard Whitecross

Stephen Madill


Scottish Women’s Aid - secretary

Amina Muslim Women Resource Centre


Barnardo’s Scotland

Caledonian System

Church of Scotland

City of Edinburgh Council, Community Justice

Clinical Psychology Division of the Forensic Mental Health and Learning Disability Service of Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS 

Close the Gap


Edinburgh Women’s Aid 

The Empower Project Scotland


Girlguiding Scotland

NHS Lanarkshire – EVA Services

NUS Scotland

Pilton Community Health Project

Rape Crisis Scotland

Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross

Scottish Association of Social Workers

SAY Women

Thriving Survivors

White Ribbon Scotland

Women’s Support Project

YWCA Scotland

Zero Tolerance

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Cross Party Groups and GDPR

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