Women’s rights campaigners across the north-east and Tayside are preparing themselves for an expected increase in domestic abuse calls as fears are raised about coronavirus restrictions.
Dundee Women’s Aid has launched a Christmas campaign to raise £2,500 for supporting victims of domestic abuse.
Support is on hand for women who have been mentally or physically abused in Fife.
Campaigners are hailing the new law making it illegal to control and coerce a partner in Scotland after police secured their first conviction.
A photography exhibition in Fife explores forms of violence against women that are still misunderstood, hidden and not acknowledged by mainstream society.
The new legislation covers the full breadth of violent, threatening, intimidating and other controlling behaviour which can destroy a victim's autonomy.