Scottish Women's Aid Conference: Domestic Abuse stops..
Scottish Women's Aid annual conference Domestic Abuse Stops takes place at the Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor, Grosvenor St, Edinburgh EH12 5EF
5th February 2013, 10.00am - 3.45pm (registration from 9.30am)
This conference looks at the barriers to health, safety and wellbeing that domestic abuse places in the way of women and their families. Speakers will highlight the emotional, physical, social, material and political impacts of domestic abuse on individuals and communities, outlining the challenges of truly engaging effectively with the issues.
Key speakers will be Stephen House, Chief Constable of the Police Service of Scotland, Professor Rachel Pain, author of Everyday Terrorism: Domestic Violence and the Politics of Fear 2011-2012, Katie Cosgrove, Gender-Based Violence Programme’s Manager with the Scottish Government, and SWA's Heather Coady, whose remit includes overseeing the implementation of the CEDAR programme.
Cancelled bookings will be charged at: 50% after 6 January and 100% after 28 January. Bookings are transferable to
another delegate from your organisation.
|Venue||Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor, Grosvenor Street, Edinburgh|
If you need immediate help contact Women's Aid, the police domestic abuse liaison officer or your local social work office.
You can also phone the domestic abuse helpline on 0800 027 1234
Facts & Figures
In 81% of cases of domestic abuse there is a female victim and male perpetrator (SCS 2012)