Panel discussion: Speak Up Against Violence and Abuse

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Date: 26 November 2018
Venue: 4X113, Bristol Business School (X block), Frenchay Campus
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Time: 15:00 - 17:00

A new campaign has been launched to help UWE Bristol students speak up and report unacceptable behaviour such as harassment, discrimination and violence. Speak Up has been introduced this term to raise awareness and prevent these types of incidents on campus.

In recognition of the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25/11/18), UWE Bristol is hosting a panel discussion to continue conversations around violence and abuse. Join us to:

  • hear from our panel of experts in the field about what UWE Bristol is doing
  • ask questions to the panel
  • join in the conversations
  • learn about the Speak Up campaign and collect your Speak Up badge
  • enjoy the refreshments

Meet the panel

  • Chair: Professor Jane Harrington. Deputy Vice Chancellor and Provost
  • Professor Kieran McCartan. Sociology and Criminology, Leader of the Social Science Research Group (2013 - ongoing) and joint coordinator of the Sexual Violence Research Network (2014 - ongoing)
  • Dr Helen Bovill, Associate Head of Department Research, Principal Academic Investigator HEFCE Catalyst Fund: Inclusive Campus, Social Norms marketing campaign
  • Kate Peters, Deputy Head of Accommodation
  • The Students' Union at UWE: Rachel Colley, Community Manager; and Augusta Chidinma Nnajiofor, VP Community and Welfare
  • Mr Chris Green OBE - Founder & President of White Ribbon UK

How to take part

Please register for this event as spaces are limited.

Unable to attend?

Learn more about the Speak Up campaign, or sign the White Ribbon Pledge to end male violence against women.

Cost: Free
Contact: Ana Miguel Lazaro
Telephone: +44(0)117 32 84609

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