Women’s Aid National Conference 2019
16th & 17th July 2019, Stamford Court, University of Leicester
This event brings together our entire federation – women who have spent their lives on the Feminist Frontline gaining an unrivalled understanding of domestic abuse, developing a huge range of pioneering specialist services, and advocating passionately for survivors. It’s a real opportunity for everyone who attends to debate policy, share best practice and celebrate this life saving work carried out by our members.
You will have the opportunity to hear from high-profile and fantastic speakers as well as contribute to discussions around sustaining thriving services who support all women experiencing domestic abuse.
Confirmed speakers and workshop leaders include:
Liz Kelly, Professor of sexualised violence at London Metropolitan University
Harriet Wistrich, Founding Director of Centre for Women’s Justice
Sara Lomri, Deputy Legal Director at Public Law Project
Amanda Elwen, Business Manager of Harv Domestic Abuse Services
Seyi Akiwowo, Founder and Executive Director of Glitch
Becki Meakin, General Manager, Shaping Our Lives
Tuesday 16th July – open to all
This day is open to anyone working with and for survivors of domestic abuse or an interest in doing so. Programme details will follow.
Wednesday 17th July – women and members of Women’s Aid only
This day is open to women from Women’s Aid membership organisations only. Programme details are to follow soon.