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Professionals Training on responding to violence against migrant women and girls

Professionals Training on responding to violence against migrant women and girls

Training Objectives:

  • Enable key professionals to understand and explore the multiple forms of violence against women and girls within migrant communities, and their adverse impact
  • Explore cultural competency in responding effectively to women m and girls affected by multiple forms of violence
  • Explore the role of provision of community-based services in improving access to appropriate support and protection services for migrant women
  • Facilitate networking with colleagues from other sectors and to enable holistic support for migrant women and girls affected by violence.

Who should attend?

  • NHS and other health care professionals
  • Legal Practitioners
  • Social Workers
  • Community organisations
  • Education professionals

What is expected of you?

  • Register to attend a full day session in one of the training locations.
  • Be prepared to network and share good practice

What do I get from this training?

  • Enhanced and shared knowledge on multiple forms of VAWG that affect migrant women and girls, including intimate partner violence, forced marriage, female genital mutilation (FGM) and human trafficking
  • Current Information on support services
  • First-hand information from Community Peer Advocates
  • Advocates on key barriers and support they require.

Training Dates:


Date: Tuesday 22nd October, 9.00am-5.00pm

Venue: 5-9 Surrey Street, Croydon, CRO 1RG


Date: Friday 25th October, 9.00am-5.00pm

Venue: Barton Hill Settlement,43 Ducie Road, Barton Hill, Bristol BS5 OAX


Date: Thursday 31st October, 9.00am-5.00pm

Venue: Tally Ho Conference Banqueting Centre, Pershore Road, Birmingham, B5 7RN

To Register:

Please complete the application form and return to: [email protected] .

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