A major conference on violence and abuse gets underway at the University of Northampton today.
The three day event will focus on a range of issues – including the experience and impact on children, families, individuals and society.
Polly Neate Chief Executive, Women’s Aid
Ingrid Palmary Professor at the African Centre for Migration & Society, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Carlene Firmin Head of MsUnderstood Partnership, and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bedfordshire
Liz Kelly – Professor of Sexualised Violence and Director of the Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit at London Metropolitan University
Arlene Vetere – Professor of Family Therapy and Systemic Practice Diakonhjemmet, Oslo, Norway and Affiliate Professor, Department of Family Studies, University of Malta, Malta
Topics will also include:
- Relational aggression
- Sexual violence and sexual abuse
- Bullying and harassment
- Community and gang related violence
- Political violence and war
- Violence and migration