03 Nov

Violence Against Women and Girls

Contact details

Name: Promotions Team
Email: promotions@londoncouncils.gov.uk

 

This event is now CLOSED TO BOOKINGS

A 45 minute online lunchtime event exclusively for London's councillors,Thursday 3 Nov at 12 noon to 12.45pm 

This online event addresses the myths around the nature of violence against women and girls  (VAWG) and domestic abuse and how the wider community is affected.

We will look at the role of boroughs in tackling VAWG and the obligations under the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 and how the joined up approach between health, social care and specialist organizations can help survivors navigate the complex systems

Chair: Cllr Jas Athwal, London Councils' Executive member for Community Safety and Leader, LB Redbridge

Speakers: Vivienne Hayes, MBE, Chief Executive, WRC; Shaminder Ubhi, Chief Executive, Ashiana Network; and Shani Lee, Co-ordinator, London VAWG Consortium

London in Brief series

This event is one of a number London Councils is running exclusively for our members. These events are being run with the intention of keeping councillors up to date with a broad range of key issues that affect Londoners, and which might come up in your case work. Delivered by both experts from our own policy teams and from external policy teams, politicians with years of experience in London government.

 

Registration for this event has now closed.