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Lewisham Safeguarding Children Board

Lewisham Safeguarding Children Board

Email: safeguardingboard@lewisham.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8314 3396

Breast Ironing & Honour Based Violence

Target Group:           Any professional working with children and young people in the Borough of Lewisham.

Trainers:                   FORWARD (commissioned by MOPAC)

Time of Session:     9:30 - 4:30

Venue:                      Will be confirmed in the booking confirmation email.

Dates:                       Friday 7th December 2018

Delegates:                20 places

Aims and Objectives:

    • The different harmful practices being perpetrated against women and girls.
    • Explain the role of the FORWARD in dealing with Violence Against Women.
    • A clear understanding of the power dynamics at play.
    • Identify the risk factors that can render women and girls vulnerable to harmful practices. To also identify the signs/symptoms that a woman or a girl is at risk of, or experiencing, harmful practice/s.
    • Describe the legislative and policy frameworks that exist for the prevention of harmful practices, the safeguarding of women and girls and the prosecution of the perpetrators.
    • Identify key referral pathways.

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