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Shakti WA ‘Love Me, Love Me Not: Domestic Abuse & Coercive Control'

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Norton Park Conference Centre

57 Albion Road

Edinburgh

EH7 5QY

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Join the staff and Board members of Shakti Women's Aid for the first of our '16 Days of Action & Shakti Women's Aid' events.The topic will be 'Coercive Control and the new Domestic Abuse Bill', and the service provision for black minority ethnic women and their children (Scottish Executive’s perspective). In the morning, we will have talks from guest speakers; in the afternoon, there will be further speakers and relevant workshops. A delicious catered lunch will be served between 12:45-13:30.

The outstanding speakers at our Conferences will include:-

  • Detective Superintendent Gordon McCreadie of Police Scotland

  • Louise Johnson, National Worker on Legal Issues, Scottish Women's Aid

  • Ben MacPherson, MSP for Edinburgh Northern and Leith

  • Marie-Claire Shaffey of the Crown and Procurator Fiscal Services

Our BME Inspirational Speaker is Baljit Banga, Director of the London Black Women’s Project

We will be in the Conference Hall at Norton Park Conference Centre for the full day. Parking is available and there are regular buses to Easter Road nearby. The venue is fully accessible; if you require information on a hearing loop or similar, please get in touch with us.

More information on the Centre: http://www.nortonpark.org/

Google Maps link to address: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Norton+Park+Conference+Centre/@55.9615074,-3.1694822,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x4887b872c0f9ea39:0x470ecac33cd8d45f!8m2!3d55.9615074!4d-3.1672935

Tickets are £30 per person. Booking is free and can be done through this EventBrite page only, please include your contact information for invoicing. Shakti look forward to welcoming you.

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