This project was driven by a commitment to translate research to a wide audience and ensure that women’s voices are heard. On this page you can find some of the published findings of that research, presentation materials and links to useful resources.

Perception and Reality: An Exploration of Domestic Abuse Victims’ Experiences of the Criminal Justice Process in Scotland – a full transcript of the thesis is available here

A short synopsis of the above thesis is available here:

Policy Recommendations are available here:

A Timeline of Scotland’s Response to Domestic Abuse is available here

Beyond GlassWalls: Victims of Domestic Abuse Waiting for Trial – a presentation to the University of Glasgow Gender-Based Violence Forum, 15 November 2019:

For Further Reading and Resources, please explore the following webpages:

Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research

University of Glasgow Gender-Based Violence Forum

Scottish Women’s Rights


Glasgow Women’s Library

Scottish Women’s Aid

Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Police Scotland

If you have been affected by domestic abuse and would like to speak to someone, you can call Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline on 0800 027 1234: it’s open 24 hours.