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FGM: Raising Awareness and Understanding

Nexus NI

Nexus NI

Cost: £30
Developed with expertise gained over more than 30 years’ of working directly with survivors of sexual violence, this training will explore the cultural factors that influence FGM practitioners and defenders, the prevalence of FGM globally and in Northern Ireland, myths and stereotypes around FGM, legislation, policy and safeguarding procedures relating to FGM, survivor stories and the impact of FGM on individuals, families and communities.

Developed with expertise gained over more than 30 years’ of working directly with survivors of sexual violence, this training will explore the cultural factors that influence FGM practitioners and defenders, the prevalence of FGM globally and in Northern Ireland, myths and stereotypes around FGM, legislation, policy and safeguarding procedures relating to FGM, survivor stories and the impact of FGM on individuals, families and communities.

AIMS

1. To increase understanding of the nature and impact of FGM

2. To increase understanding of the cultural significance of FGM, and associated challenges

3. To increase awareness of the prevalence of FGM

4. To improve confidence in agency and individual responses to FGM

5. To increase knowledge of legislation and policy relating to FGM

 

TRAINING DETAILS

Time: 10am – 1pm (Registration 9:45am)

Venue: 119 University Street

Cost: £30pp

Tea and coffee will be provided at this event. Please be aware parking can be difficult, ensure to leave plenty of time to find parking.

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Sector:
  • Community development
  • Community relations
  • Education/training
  • Race/ethnicity
  • Women
  • Young people

Date and Time

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Location

119 University Street
Belfast
BT7 1HP
United Kingdom

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