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How to Recognise Gender Based Violence

How to Recognise Gender Based Violence

Wed 02 December 2020 16:00-18:00

Tender will be running a 2 hour online workshop as part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence. This healthy relationship workshop will:

• Increase understanding of healthy and unhealthy behaviours in intimate partner relationships• Increase understanding of coercive control and explore specific behaviours that form a pattern of abuse

• Increase knowledge of relevant support services

Who is Tender? Tender is an arts education charity working to prevent domestic abuse and sexual violence by promoting healthy relationships based on equality and respect. Using theatre and the arts, they engage young people and adults in violence prevention workshops, enabling them to recognise and avoid abuse and violence.

Event Details To gain access to the workshop, sign up via Eventbrite and we will email the Zoom information closer to the time. Considering the sensitive nature of the workshop, please contact the organiser if you have any concerns around the session and if you have any access requirements. Tender have an open door policy, meaning participants are free to leave at any point for self-care if needed. The workshop will be online and will require participants to have their video camera and microphone on.

Support You Can Access Now if you think you might be affected by Gender Based Violence and would like to access some support, please know that you can book an emergency appointment with the University's Counselling Service, The Chaplaincy Listening Service or the Advice Place. Edinburgh Women's Aid offer free, professional and confidential support. To access any of their services call 0131 315 8110 or email duty@edinwomensaid.co.uk

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