Argyll & West Dunbartonshire Police Division

Today marks start of “The 16 days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence” campaign for 2021.

By Lucy Ashton

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that starts on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day.

Officers and staff from Argyll & West Dunbartonshire Police Division will be showing their support through sharing posts and media from our partners from West Dunbartonshire CouncilArgyll and Bute Council and many other organisations and groups who aim to provide support for everyone in our community who may be subject to or witness domestic violence.

To find out more about support for domestic abuse please visit https://www.scotland.police.uk/advice-and…/domestic-abuse/

We are committed to tackling domestic abuse and keeping people safe. Please contact us or our partner agencies for help.

If the abuse is ongoing please always phone 101, or 999 in an emergency.

You can also:
👮‍♀️Speak to the police in person by attending your local police station
💻Use our online reporting form (Only where the abuse is not ongoing)
☎️Contact Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline on 0800 027 1234. You can get support 24/7.

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