Course Introduction

This course will provide participants with an introduction to gender-based violence (GBV) to gain a greater understanding and awareness of the different forms of abuse, how to identify the signs and what action to take to ensure that potential and actual victims are safeguarded. 

Duration – 2 x Hours (09.30AM – 12.00PM)

Next Course Date – 

MAY 2023 – 9th May 2023

Course Aimed at – Professionals & Volunteers

Cost – £85.00p.p + VAT

Please contact us should you wish to book bespoke training solely for your organisation.

Difficulty – Introductory

Trainer – Yana Spencer

Delivery – Virtual via Zoom

Topics Covered

  • Domestic Abuse & Intimate Partner Violence
  • Sexual Offences
  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  • Breast Ironing
  • Virginity Testing
  • Hymenoplasty
  • Forced Marriage
  • ‘Honour-based’ Abuse
  • Human Trafficking/Modern Slavery
  • Reproductive Coercion
  • Social-Economic Violence
  • Cyberviolence

Course Description

This course, specifically designed for SAFE by Yana Spencer – an international expert in gender-based violence, is aimed at anyone who needs to gain an introductory understanding of the issues surrounding gender-based violence.

The workshop will provide participants with an increased knowledge and understanding surrounding the different types of gender-based violence and the current legislation against GBV. It will also equip delegates on how to identify the signs of GBV including what action should be taken to safeguard through the relevant referral pathways/signposting. This will be achieved through a combination of case studies, quizzes, peer discussions and video excerpts.