Conference: young people affected by sexual violence as change-makers in prevention efforts

Cumberland Lodge – ‘Young people affected by sexual violence as change-makers in prevention efforts’ a one day international colloquium on participatory practice and the ethical challenges it presents

Monday 28th September 2015, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK

This unique, inter-disciplinary conference will bring together leading children’s rights advocates, researchers and practitioners to explore the benefits, opportunities and risks of participatory working with young people affected by sexual violence.

Confirmed speakers include: International Child Rights Advocate Gerison Lansdown; leading academics, Professor Jenny Pearce OBE and Dr Kristine Hickle; and expert practitioners from PhotoVoice (UK), ECPAT International (Thailand) and Stichting Alexander (Netherlands).

This inter-institutional, inter-disciplinary event will provide an interactive space for discussions on creative and therapeutic tools for effective practice; ethical dilemmas and legal implications of participatory work; and the opportunities and challenges that social media presents for involving more young people in prevention efforts.

£45 registration fee including lunch and dinner, limited spaces available. Please register here: http://www.cumberlandlodge.ac.uk/Programme/Forthcoming+events/Participation+for+Prevention

Email: [email protected] for further details.