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Information for Minority Ethnic Women

WRASAC provides a confidential service to women from all backgrounds. Our confidentiality policy will only be breached if, for example there is a child protection concern or concern about a vulnerable adult. The full exceptions to our confidentiality are explained on an initial meeting at the Centre.

If English is not your first language we can arrange for a translator to be present. Translators are also bound by confidentiality. For further information on how to get in touch click on the contact us link on the side of this webpage.

Information can be found in Punjabi, Urdu, Mandarin Chinese, Slovakian, Arabic, Polish and French at http://www.rapecrisisscotland.org.uk/

Rape Crisis Scotland provide a booklet entitled Looking for support? In the above languages.

Looking for Support? Vous recherchez de l’aide? Potrzebujesz pomocy? Hl’adáte pomoc?


Dundee International Women's Centre

Dundee International Women’s Centre (DIWC) was established in 1969 as part of an Urban Aid Programme and continues to be a community organisation providing a safe, friendly, comfortable environment for the personal development of all women, regardless of race, culture, faith/belief, age, ability or sexual orientation.
Unit 9, Manhattan Business Park, Dundonald Street

Dundee, DD3 7PY Phone: +44 (0)1382 462058

Email: mail@diwc.co.uk


AMINA - The Muslim Women's Resource Centre is a unique charity which works with Muslim women and promotes the understanding of their needs in society. We do this by providing advice and support services to encourage, enable and empower Muslim women and also by advising policy makers.

Freephone Helpline Number: 0808 801 0301

Head Office
Network House,311 Calder Street,Glasgow, G42 7NQ
T: 0141 585 8026 , F: 0141 423 7700 ,
E: info@mwrc.org.uk

Dundee Office
Unit MF 6B, Old Mill Complex, Brown Street, Dundee, DD1 5EG
Tel / Fax :01382224687


The Ethnic Survivors Forum is a new culturally sensitive service available for minority ethnic communities and professional bodies.

We offer support services for minority ethnic adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, including:

  • A Freephone telephone helpline - a confidential service that offers support and a listening ear as well as details of local support services
  • A unique interactive website offering information, resources and support via our online forum where adult survivors can share their own personal stories of survival
  • A Group Support Programme where adult survivors can meet and share their experiences in a safe and secure environment

Shakti Women's Aid

Shakti Women’s Aid is an organisation based in Edinburgh, working since 1986 to offer support, advocacy and information to all black / minority ethnic women, children and young people experiencing and/or fleeing domestic abuse from:

• partners / husbands
• ex-partners
• other family members.

If you think you or someone you know might be suffering from domestic abuse, you can contact us for help on 0131 475 2399.

Click here for a link to the Legislation Pack on Forced Marriage

Domestic abuse & Culture-based Abuse Scotland / UK - General

Latin American Woman's Aid

Scottish Women’s Aid

Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid

Forced Marriage Unit

Karma Nirvana

Forward (Female Genital Mutilation)

Caste Watch UK

Mix Together – Information for people in mixed relationships

LGBT Domestic Abuse Project


Quick Links - Useful Information
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-Information for family and friends- Information for workers - Flashbacks - Personal Safety - Police and Courts - Possible signs of child sexual abuse - Ritual Abuse - Self-harm - Sexual Harrassment at Work - Suicide -


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