Scotland leads UK on preventing violence against women, but its new policy is still incomplete

This article first appeared in The Conversation 2 July 2014 Read the full article  here

Scotland’s gender crime story

Scottish Review 17 September 2013 Nick Smithers (SR 10 September) rightly highlights the plight of male victims of domestic abuse in Scotland, although I have never maintained that domestic abuse is exclusively perpetrated by men against women. While women comprise the majority of victims in Scotland and throughout the world, I fully acknowledge that men …