Shetland Rape Crisis

Funding secured for new domestic abuse community engagement worker

THE LOCAL Women’s Aid branch has secured funding for a new part-time post as part of a new scheme bringing together Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles in tackling domestic abuse. Around £115,000 will go towards the new project across the island groups from the Scottish Government’s Delivering Equally Safe Fund. Locally it means a […] Shetland News …


Dozens join #WisToo walk to cast light on gender-based violence

AROUND 60 people took part in a socially distanced walk around Clickimin Loch on Saturday morning to raise awareness of gender-based violence. Shetland Rape Crisis’ young activist group BEE (Bold, Equal and Empowered) organised the walk, which forms part of the global 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. BEE volunteer Ellie Ratter said it […] Shetland News …