Adult Survivors Of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Purpose of the group

The purpose of this Cross-Party Group is to establish a forum for debate, with an agreed specific programme of targets and action, on the issue of childhood sexual abuse, its long term effects and links with mental health problems, physical health and wellbeing, alcohol and drug misuse, physical abuse, domestic violence and homelessness.

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting:



Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Anne Macdonald – Co-Convener

Janine Rennie – Co-Convener

Sandra Brown - Treasurer

Andrew Campbell

Lorna Ann Deans

Dr Angela Jesudasan

Sheila Gaul

Malcolm Roger 

Dr Eric Swanepoel

Carol Willson


Organisations Barnardos

Break the Silence

Fife College

Glasgow Caledonian University

Govan Community Project

Health in Mind

Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project

Moira Anderson Foundation 


NHS Education for Scotland

Rape Crisis Scotland

Relationships Scotland

Safe Space

Safe to Say

Say Women

Social Destination

Stop it Now Scotland


University of Edinburgh

Wellbeing Scotland

Get involved

Next meeting:


[email protected]



Johann Lamont MSP

Scottish Parliament
Holyrood Road
EH99 1SP

0131 348 5847


Cross Party Groups and GDPR

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