Supporting LGBT+ survivors of domestic abuse during the Covid-19 pandemic

Join us in a conversation reflecting on:

  • How the pandemic impacted LGBT+ survivors of domestic abuse; 
  • Opportunities and challenges to delivering advocacy and support to LGBT+ survivors remotely. 

Provisional agenda: 

  • 13.00 – 13.10: Welcome and introductions   
  • 13.10 – 13.30: Presentation of key findings from a snapshot study on the impact of lockdown on LGBT+ survivors of domestic abuse:  Jasna Magić and Lis Harrington 
  • 13.25 – 14.00: Panel discussion: Supporting LGBT+ survivors during the pandemic: Jude Long, National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline Manager; Sarah , Specialist Children and Young person LGBT+ Advocate;  Gemma Rands, Helpline Supervisor and Worker    
  • 14.00 – 14.30:  Q&A session   

Please note, the zoom link with the log in details will be sent the day of the event, to all registered delegates. For questions, please contact Lisa Harrington, Lisa@galop.org.uk   

This online event will take place on March 25th, 2021, from 1.30pm to 3pm.  

Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/responding-to-lgbt-domestic-abuse-survivors-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-tickets-145007753093

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