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Information on other forms of support for victim-survivors of gender based violence.

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Summary - Survivors' Guide to the Scottish Criminal Justice System

This video explains what happens when you report a sexual crime to the police and the court process that follows. It is a summary and you can find a full version of the video using the link above.

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Survivors' Guide to the Scottish Criminal Justice System - Full version

The following video is for anyone who is thinking about reporting a sexual crime or who has already reported and their case is currently in Scottish justice system. There are interviews with key professionals and an overview of how to report and what you may expect at each stage of the process.

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Sensitive and Personal Records: Information for victims of sexual crimes

This leaflet explains why the Crown Office Procurator Fiscal Service (the prosecutor) may need to obtain your sensitive and personal records, held by bodies such as the NHS, and how this information might be used.

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Information and help after rape and sexual assault

Practical information for survivors of sexual crimes aged 16+, including how rape and sexual assault may affect you, how the legal process works if you report and where to get more support and information.

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Filename: Information-and-help-after-rape-and-sexual-assault.pdf | File size: 311KB


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