Shakti Women’s Aid offers help for black minority ethnic (BME) women, children and young people who are experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic abuse.
This is an opportunity for everyone to find out about Shakti Women’s Aid – what they do, what services are on offer – how you can get support if you need this or how you can work together to support your clients.
They will also hold a bite-size discussion sessions as follows:
10:30 Shakti Women’s Aid: How can we help domestic abuse survivors from BME communities?
11:00 BME Specific Domestic Abuse
11:30 Barriers Faced by BME communities when accessing services
12:00 Immigration as a Tool of Abuse and ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’ 12.30 Unconscious Bias and Institutional Discrimination
13:00 Shakti Women’s Aid: How can we help domestic abuse survivors from BME communities?
This session is part of 16 days of Activism against gender-based violence, a global campaign calling for an end to violence against women and girls.
A programme of events will run throughout Forth Valley to show support and raise awareness to the range of resources available for those who need them.
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