Violence against Women and Girls Safeguarding Workshop - 10th December Afternoon Session
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Violence against Women and Girls Safeguarding Workshop - 10th December (Human Rights Day) Afternoon Session
The "16 Days of Activism" is an international campaign on ending violence against women and girls and runs from 25th November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to 10th December (Human Rights Day). This years' theme is “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape!”.
As a part of the 16 Days of Activism, NHS England and NHS Improvement, in conjunction with STP Safeguarding Leaders, are hosting two Violence against Women and Girls Safeguarding Workshops on 10th December 2019.
This afternoon workshop will run from 1:00pm - 4:30pm and include a mixture of Presentations, Stalls and Panel Q&A.
The workshop is aimed at a wide range of professionals from various backgrounds including but not limited to: Health, Police, Children's Social Care, Adult Social Care, Education, Criminal Justice, Charities. We encourage those in strategic roles such as Directors to join us for this event, as well as those in operational roles such as frontline staff. We aim to make this session as diverse as possible to generate robust discussion and innovative thinking to improve outcomes for women and girls across the capital.
Who will be at the events?
You will have the opportunity to network and ask your VAWG-related questions to these agencies (there are still more agencies TBC):
- Fawcett Society
- Metropolitan Police
- Royal College of Midwives
- Southall Black Sisters
- Standing Together
Prior to attending the event, we would like to ask that you please:
- Be familiar with your local VAWG Strategy
- Understand the extent to which VAWG-related safeguarding issues are mentioned in your Health and Wellbeing Boards Joint Strategic Needs Assessment.
As a part of the international "Orange the world" campaign, please also feel free to wear something orange on the day to show your support.
SPACES ARE LIMITED.
Questions about this event?
Name: Lorren Stainton
Telephone: 07730 379 954General FAQs