USEFUL PUBLICATIONS AND WEBSITES
The Community Initiative to Reduce Violence-based on the Boston Operation Ceasefire Project, this VRU inititiative attempts to reduce gang related activity in the East End of Glasgow. Medics against Violence members take part in this project regularly.
The Scar on the face of Scotland-the association of facial trauma with alcohol and deprivation
No Knives Better Lives-another initiative MAV has been involved with- read about the initiative on their website
The Deacon Report on early years-a report by Professor Susan Deacon on why a child's early years and interventions targeted at them as so important
White Ribbon Scotland men working to end violence against women
Christine Goodall, John Carnochan and Karyn McCluskey will be speaking at the British Society for Paediatric Dentistry Conference in September 2011. Have a look at the programme here
For young people:
Voice Against Violence is a group of eight young experts who have first hand experience of domestic abuse and different services. They work with the Scottish Government and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (CoSLA) on a Delivery Plan which aims to eradicate domestic abuse from Scotland.