Domestic Abuse and BME Women, Children & Young People
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Domestic Abuse and BME Women, Children & Young People

Domestic Abuse and BME Women, Children & Young People

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Norton Park Conference Centre

57 Albion Road

Edinburgh

EH7 5QY

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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


Training overview:

  • 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: info@shaktiedinburgh.co.uk


Cost: £35 per delegate

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