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.


The National Conference 2019 will be held at Stamford Court, University of Leicester.

Information on the venue and how to get there are here

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact: [email protected]

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