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Policy Update – Equality And Finance Committees Discuss Funding Of VAW Work (04/11/10):

November 9, 2010

…At its meeting of 5 October the Equal Opportunities Committee took evidence on the public sector equality duties, including the gender duty, during which there was some discussion of VAW issues. Hugh O’Donnell MSP specifically asked the Minister, “What will happen to the funding for rape crisis centres? Will they still be funded directly or will the money go to local authorities, which will make the funding decision? There is a great deal of concern in the sector. It would be helpful not only for the committee but for those in the sector to get an indication of what is likely to happen in that regard…”

Read On on the VAW Prevention Network Scotland website

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