Presentation on theme: "What is the Scottish Government doing? Lesley Irving Gender & Violence Against Women Team."— Presentation transcript:
What is the Scottish Government doing? Lesley Irving Gender & Violence Against Women Team
(about violence against women) Ensure greater collaboration across relevant policy interests which translates into integrated responses on the ground.
Links to policy initiatives Equally Well - Health Achieving our Potential – Social Inclusion Early Years - Education Getting it right for every child - Education Violence Reduction - Justice
Structural Links Cross Government Group – membership from Health, Education and Justice National Delivery Plan Project Leads – Education, ASD, VAW Team Strategic Group for National VAW Training Strategy Citizenship through Football
Working in Partnership Joint funding eg for RCS Helpline Domestic Abuse Court National Delivery Plan Caledonian System
Learning what works Communication Shared objectives Shared understanding Not trying to own it all!
Its a win/win situation Better policy making Far better outcomes Maximising resources Getting it right for everybody
Whats the point? Achievement of gender equality in Scotland, and as a result Elimination of all forms of violence against women
Lesley Irving Gender & Violence Against Women Team