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Quaker Meeting House

7 Victoria Street

Edinburgh

EH1 1J1

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Celebrating 140 Years of Best Practice Supporting Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

This conference will mark 140 years’ collective experience and expertise of Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre, Edinburgh Women’s Aid, Saheliya and Shakti Women’s Aid delivering specialist support services for women and children in Edinburgh and Lothians who are affected by gender-based violence.


Aligning with the values and principles set out in Scottish Government’s Equally Safe strategy our event is aimed at promoting and sharing best practice approaches to supporting women, children and young people affected by gender-based violence.


Keynote address from Angela Constance, MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Communities Social Security and Equalities


Speakers include Dr Fiona Morrison (University of Stirling), Lindsay Irvine (ERCC), survivors of gender-based violence and others.


Workshop options include:

  • Sexual Violence and Trauma
  • Coercive Control
  • Honour-Based Violence and Female Genital Mutilation
  • Supporting Children and Young People

Conference places are limited, please book early to avoid disappointment!

This event is organised by:
Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre
Edinburgh Women's Aid
Saheliya
Shakti Women's Aid



Building Accessability:
The building is fully accessible with a ramp at the front door, a lift to all floors and accessible toilets. Induction loop facilities are available in the main rooms. I you have mobility issues it is possible to park in Upper Bow if you have the appropriate permit. There is also a designated parking area at the top of Victoria Street on the right by the India Building.

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