White Ribbon Day 2015: Harmful Practices

Second annual event: International Day to Eliminate Violence against Women and Girls

When: Monday 23 November 2015

Time: 10am - 4pm

Where: St Pancras Conference Centre, St Pancras Hospital, 4 St Pancras Way, London, NW1 0PE

“Harmful practices are forms of violence that have been committed against women in communities and societies for so long that they are considered, or presented by perpetrators, as part of accepted cultural practice.”


Welcome and introductions – Shirley McNicholas – Women’s Lead

Guest speakers:

1) Vanessa Lodge - Chief Nurse NHS England and lead for FGM

2) Aisha Gill - Professor in Criminology specialising in health and criminal justice responses to violence against black, minority ethnic refugee women. (Roehampton University)

3) Domestic and Sexual Abuse Overview – (AR-DSA)

4) ‘Harmful Practices’ panel presentation

5) Networking and stalls

Lunch will be provided

To book your place contact our Senior Training Administrator, Caroline Walsh via email on caroline.walsh@candi.nhs.uk.


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