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VAWGRN July Webinars

We are delighted to announce that in July we will be hosting 4 webinars, details and links to Eventbrite to book tickets are provided below. The webinars will consist of 5-10 minute presentations and followed by Q&A’s and discussion time. The presentations will be recorded and uploaded to the website in due course.

Thursday 2nd July 2020 @ 10:30-11:30

The emotional cost of ending violence against women and girls: How can researchers, practitioners, and activists avoid burnout?

Speakers: Emma Williamson, University of Bristol; Kristina Massey, Canterbury Christchurch; Helen Beckett, University of Bedfordshire

Chair: TBC

Thursday 9th July 2020 @ 10:00-11:00

Criminal justice responses to rape: Bridging the gap between academic critique and front-line practitioners

Speakers: Sarah Crew and Lorett Spierenbury, Rape Policy Leads for the National Police Chiefs Council; Tammi Walker, Teeside University, TBC

Chair: TBC

Wednesday 15th July 2020 @ 10:00-11:00

Responding to the rise in domestic abuse: who, where and why.

Speakers: Ruth Weir, University of Essex; Nicky Lambert, Middlesex University; Rachel Robbins, University of Central Lancashire

Chair: Ruth Weir, University of Essex

Thursday 16th July 2020 @ 10:00-11:00

COVID-19 and support services for victim-survivors: The impacts and implications for the front-line violence against women & girls sector

Speakers: Rosie Lewis, Angelou Centre Newcastle; TBC, TBC

Chair: TBC

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