Events and training

Practice-based training on issues affecting BME women experiencing domestic abuse.

Specialist training on:

  • Responding to forced marriage.
  • Female genital mutilation.
  • ‘Honour-based’ abuse.

We offer multi-agency training for practitioners, students and others, and customised training tailored to your organisation.

Contact us for more information.

Upcoming Events

16 Days of Action & Shakti – ‘Love Me, Love Me Not: Domestic Abuse & Coercive Control’

29 November 2017, 9:30am

Norton Park Conference Centre, Albion Road, Edinburgh

Shakti look forward to welcoming you to the first of our ’16 Days of Action’ events. We have an exciting program of speakers and workshops throughout the day.

The outstanding speakers at our Conferences will include:-
Detective Superintendent Gordon McCreadie of Police Scotland
Louise Johnson, National Worker on Legal Issues, Scottish Women’s Aid
Ben MacPherson, MSP for Edinburgh Northern and Leith
Marie-Claire Shaffey of the Crown and Procurator Fiscal Services

Our BME Inspirational Speaker is Baljit Banga, Director of the London Black Women’s Project

Booking through the EventBrite page only, please follow the link below for further information and to book. Tickets are £30 per person, and we will require invoicing details for you or your organisation. There are limited free and discounted spaces for those who would otherwise struggle to attend, please get in touch with Shakti at info@shaktiedinburgh.co.uk if this would be helpful to you attending.

We look forward to welcoming you!

16 Days of Action & Shakti Women’s Aid – ‘Love Me, Love Me Not: Sexting, Honour Based Violence, & Young People’

to be confirmed - February 2018, 9:00

St Mungo Museum, Glasgow

Shakti Women’s Aid are delighted to welcome you to our second Conference event as part of the 2017 ’16 Days of Action’, with input from Police Scotland and workshops from Social
Services and the Shakti CYP (Children & Young People) Team.

Booking through the EventBrite page only, please follow the link below for further information and to book. Tickets are £30 per person, and we will require invoicing details for you or your organisation. We look forward to seeing you at this Conference. Shakti Logo Orange