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An Honour Based Violence presentation

Bournemouth University

Monday, 25 November 2019 at 17:30 (GMT)

An Honour Based Violence presentation

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UN Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 25 Nov 2019 Free  

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Monday, 25 November, 2019

UN Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

5.00 for 5.30 p.m start.

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus


Presentation by Sarbjit Kaur Athwal and Dr Clive Driscoll of the True Honour Charity on Honour Based Violence (HBV), Forced Marriages (FM) and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)


Sarbjit’s sister in law was subject to an honour based violence murder. 
Sarbjit became the first person within a family connected with an honour killing to go into open court, waiving her anonymity to break the notions of ‘shame’ that had killed her sister-in-law. Sarbjit will speak about her personal experiences.

She will be supported by Dr Clive Driscoll, formerly a Detective Chief Inspector with the Metropolitan Police, who was the first officer to obtain a conviction in an honour based violence murder where a body was never found.  He also obtained two convictions in Stephen Lawrence’s murder case.

 

Anticipated programme:

5.00 for 5.30 pm start

Presentation to 6.30 pm

Q&A to 6.45 pm

Networking opportunity with light refreshments

Free event


For more information about the event please contact: diversity@bournemouth.ac.uk

 

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Marconi Lecture Theatre - Kimmeridge House
Bournemouth University
Fern Barrow
BH12 5BB Poole
United Kingdom

Monday, 25 November 2019 at 17:30 (GMT)


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