Raising the status both of victims of domestic abuse and their families
Date published: 01/03/2017
AAFDA's Annual Conference 7 March 2017
Swindon Marriott Hotel (4 star), Pipers Way, Swindon SN3 1SH
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Always well attended, this is an opportunity to hear the perspectives of families and those involved in the criminal justice system, ask questions and network.
Speakers this year include:
Professor Evan Stark - whose work provided an important basis for the new law on coercive control, will address the promises and challenges of the new offense, particularly the hope it offers to hold the most serious offenders to account before a homicide occurs
Louisa Rolfe - Deputy Chief Constable for West Midlands Police and National Police Chiefs Council lead for domestic abuse.
Home Office - confirmed that someone will appear
Family One – who persuaded the local area to hold a Domestic Homicide Review despite no formal finding of homicide.
Family Two - who ensured a re-balancing of the narrative in the Domestic Homicide Review and who then addressed the Community Safer Partnership.
Family three - details to be confirmed.
Nicole Jacobs - CEO Standing Together Against Domestic Violence. Chairing multiple Domestic Homicide Reviews and recently published significant findings.
Robert Buckland - QC MP, Solicitor General, plans to speak, to be confirmed.
Frank Mullane - CEO of AAFDA, Home Office appointed reader of Domestic Homicide Reviews and member of national panel quality assuring these reviews.
Invitations are outstanding to other speakers including from the Ministry of Justice.
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Watch a video about approach (supported by the Home Office) to working with families in Domestic Homicide.
For further details T: 07768 386922 or visit www.aafda.org.uk
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