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Domestic & sexual abuse


Domestic abuse/sexual violence support is still available during the coronavirus crisis by telephone, e-mail and online. In an emergency call 999

Fife Women’s Aid / Shakti Women's Aid (Fife)
Emergency visits only
0808 802 5555 (available 24/7)

National Domestic Abuse And Forced Mariage Helpline (24/7)
0800 027 1234

Family Protection Unit for women & men
Domestic Abuse Investigation Unit/Child Protection


Fife Rape and Sexual Assault Centre (FRASAC)
Telephone support during office hours
01592 642336

Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project
01592 644217

Safe Space
01383 739084

Violence against women includes a wide range of abusive behaviours including:

  • domestic abuse
  • emotional abuse
  • rape
  • incest and childhood sexual abuse
  • sexual harassment and intimidation at work and in the public sphere
  • commercial sexual exploitation, including prostitution, pornography and trafficking
  • dowry related violence
  • female genital mutilation
  • forced and child marriages
  • “honour crimes”

Women and children are most commonly the victims.  But men can also experience a range of these abusive behaviours. There are support agencies that can help.

You can find more information and details of who can help you:

  • by clicking on the useful links on this page,
  • contact Fife Violence Against Women Partnership on 01592-583690 for further information

Fife Violence Against Women Partnership
Tel: 01592 583690

Public Protection Unit
Tel: 01592 418460

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