Cards of­fer sup­port to stu­dents suf­fer­ing gen­der-based vi­o­lence

The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition) - - NEWS -

North Perthshire SNP MSP John Swin­ney vis­ited Perth Col­lege UHI to help launch a new gen­der-based vi­o­lence sup­port card.

Cards have been dis­trib­uted to ev­ery col­lege and uni­ver­sity across Scot­land to give staff in­for­ma­tion to pro­vide the cor­rect sup­port to some­one ex­pe­ri­enc­ing gen­der-based vi­o­lence.

The ini­tia­tive will give stu­dents the op­por­tu­nity to ap­proach staff and re­ceive im­me­di­ate as­sis­tance through­out the year.

More than 50 staff and stu­dents at­tended its launch.

John Swin­ney with stu­dents and staff at Perth Col­lege UHI.

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