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Women and girls across the globe are still facing gender-based violence, sexual abuse and exploitation. Come and discuss what works to prevent it and how we can change attitudes.
Speakers include: Debi Gould, Barrister for the Crown Prosecution Service, Alison Breadon, Centre Manager for CSASS (Chester Sexual Abuse Support Service, Maddy Coy, Deputy Director of the Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit at London Metropolitan University, Holly Dustin, former founding Director of the End Violence Against Women Coalition, T.O.Walker, a survivor author and illustrator. She wrote ‘Not My Shame’ based on her experiences which was published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers in 2016:
“It exposes the rape culture and victim-blaming that seems endemic in the media and the professionals who misread and misunderstand the power structures in play.” Dr Ian Williams
Told from the perspective of a woman who survived it, this beautifully drawn book powerfully illuminates the terror, blame and shame that traps victims in sexually exploitative relationships “. Dr Sam Warner
Chair David Owens
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