Shakti Women’s Aid provides support, information and advocacy for black/minority ethnic (BME) women, children & young people affected by domestic abuse, and training & consultation for statutory, voluntary & community partners in Edinburgh and across Scotland.
Our training runs over a day & a half, and is open to all statutory, & voluntary staff, community workers and interested individuals.
Day 1: 9.30am - 4.30 pm
Day 2: 9.30am - 12.30pm
The definitions of domestic abuse in Scotland
How domestic abuse affects women and their families from Black / Minority Ethnic (BME) communities
How domestic abuse affects BME children and young people
The varying understanding of the concept of ‘Honour’ and how this impacts on BME community members experiencing domestic abuse
Forced marriage and connected issues
Immigration issues such as women with ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ status
Structures and policies existing in Scotland & UK
Lunch is not provided; more course information is available on our website: www.shaktiedinburgh.co.uk
If you have any queries regarding the course please call 0131 4752399 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: £35 per delegate