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South Lanarkshire's Partnership on Gender-Based Violence

South Lanarkshire's Gender-Based Violence Partnership is South Lanarkshire's strategic partnership for tackling Gender-Based Violence.  The partnership brings together key universal and specialist agencies working within the field of Gender-Based Violence within South Lanarkshire.  Representatives from each agency meet on a quarterly basis.

The partnership aims to:

  • Raise awareness of gender-based violence
  • Consider service developments to improve good practice and outcomes
  • Promote the development of skills and knowledge within the workforce
  • Improve partnership working and communication between organisations

You can download a copy of the current Strategy.

Domestic abuse has has a major impact on young people’s lives and a number of protocols and procedures have been developed with social work and education to make sure that the children’s needs are considered whenever the police are called to domestic violence incidents. You can read more in our Domestic abuse Guidance for Staff.

If you are worried about domestic abuse contact your local social work office - see contacts.