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SAVE THE DATE - UN Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Nov 25 - 26, 2019 · Dorset, United Kingdom

Title: UN Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Event Date: Monday, 25th November 2019


Speakers: Sarbjit Kaur Athwall and Dr Clive Driscoll

Time: 5pm for a 5.30pm start - 6.45pm

Venue: Marconi Lecture Theatre, Kimmeridge House, Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole BH12 5BB


Event Description:

Presented by Sarbkit Kaur Athwal and Dr Clive Driscoll of the True Honor Charity on Honour Based Violence (HBV), Forced Marriages (FM) and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

Sarbjit's sister in law was subjected to an honour-based violence murder. Sarjit became the first person within a famile connected with an honour killing to go into open court, waiving her anonymity to break the notion of "shame" that had killed her sister-in-law. Sarbjit will speak about her personal experiences.

She will be supported by Dr Clive Driscoll, formerly a Detective Chief Inspector with the Metropolitan Police, who was the first officer to obtain a conviction in an honour-based violence murder where a body was never found. He also obtained two convictions in the Stephen Lawrence murder case.

This talk is being delivered in partnership with Soroptimist International Bournemouth including QAVS; Dorset Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner Dorset. It is open to staff, students and the wider community.





For more information about the event please contact: diversity@bournemouth.ac.uk


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