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We have a range of events from fundraisers, seminars and conferences open to all, through to sector specific training.

Upcoming events:

  • 26th February 2020, 13.30-17.00

    Changing the Narrative- Reporting on Violence Against Women post #MeToo

    The #MeToo movement sparked a global conversation around how survivors and their stories are represented and discussed. It provided a platform of empowerment for individuals from different areas of life to share experiences, find solidarity and it called for the de-stigmatisation of surviving. As the global conversation around these issues continues to be reframed, journalism…

  • March 4th 9.30-16.30

    National Conference 2020

    Join us for our National Conference 2020. 2020 marks five years since groundbreaking legislation was passed in Wales to make preventing violence against women everyone’s business. As we enter a new decade, it is time for effective and sustained collaboration between survivors and specialist services, policy makers, public and third sector providers and community action….

  • February 4th 2020, 1.30pm-5pm

    We Believe Her- Sexual Violence Seminar 2020

    As part of Sexual Violence & Sexual Abuse Awareness Week 2020, Welsh Women’s Aid invites you to join us, along with experts and guests for discussions on sexual violence, social perceptions and activism. We Believe Her is an opportunity to discuss challenging perceptions of sexual violence and the persistence of rape culture. While the #MeToo…

  • Wednesday 26th June 2019 - 10:00 - 13:00

    Cheques and Balances: Exploring the Economics of Abuse in Wales

    Welsh Women’s Aid invites you to our Cheques and Balances: Exploring the Economics of Abuse in Wales event on Wednesday 26th of June 2019. Themes to be explored include: Barriers to economic independence for survivors of gender based violence – Eleri Butler, Welsh Women’s Aid No Recourse to Public Funds and the rights of migrant…

  • Tuesday 26th March 2019

    Make a Stand Cymru 2019

    Make a Stand Cymru: Housing’s role in ending domestic abuse and sexual violence, Welsh Women’s Aid and the Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru The role of housing services in tackling violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence across Wales About the event:  This Welsh Women’s Aid and CIH Cymru conference will examine the critical…

  • 25th March 2019 10:00AM - 16:00PM

    Welsh Women’s Aid National Public Sector Leadership Conference

    Those in leadership roles across the public sector have a responsibility to foster an organisational culture and infrastructure in which violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence are acknowledged as issues which may affect the workforce, the client group and friends and family. Welsh Government’s Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence team…

  • Primary Agenda
    19th March 2019, 18:00 - 19:30PM

    Supporting Children in Making Positive Relationships Matter

    Supporting children in making positive relationships matter Book your place for the launch of ‘Primary AGENDA: Supporting Children in Making Positive Relationships Matter’ – sponsored by Lynne Neagle AM Speakers include: Lynne Neagle, Assembly Member and Chair of the Children, Young People and Education Committee Professor Emma Renold, Cardiff University  Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales…

  • Friday 8 February 2019, 09:30 - 13:30

    Welsh Women’s Aid: Sexual Violence Seminar

    Welsh Women’s Aid would like to invite you to an informing seminar focusing on sexual abuse and violence. The seminar will take place on Friday the 8th of February 2019, during the sexual violence awareness week. It will explore good practice in supporting survivors of sexual violence, with a particular focus on the intersectional impact…

  • Thursday 24th January 2019 18:00PM

    Forty Voices, Forty Years Project Launch

    Forty Voices, Forty Years is a heritage project led by Welsh Women’s Aid in collaboration with the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling at the University of South Wales. It is an exciting project which commemorates 40 years of Welsh Women’s Aid and recognises that women’s memories, voices and lives are often written out of our national heritage….

  • Monday 10th December 2018, 11:30AM - 16:30PM

    Don’t be a Bystander – Awareness Event

    Welsh Women’s Aid in partnership with Cardiff University invites you to our Don’t be a Bystander Awareness Event! The aim of this event is to instigate a national conversation across Wales amongst universities and the communities in which they are located. This event will bring together survivors, community members in universities in Wales (staff, students,…

  • 6th December 2018, 2-5pm

    Time’s Up Dialogue Session, 6th December 2018

    Welsh Women’s Aid invites you to our ‘Time’s Up dialogue session’ on Thursday 6th December, a session where we are bringing activists and industry professionals together to discuss how we can create real, and lasting change in Wales. This dialogue session will be an exciting opportunity to challenge attitudes to sexual harassment, to call out…

  • Tuesday 6th November - Thursday 22nd November 2018

    Forty Voices, Forty Years at The Welfare Hall, Ystradgynlais

    Welsh Women’s Aid and the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling (GEECS) at the University of South Wales are pleased to be exhibiting the Forty Voices, Forty Years project at The Welfare Hall, in Ystradgynlais from Tuesday 6th November until Thursday 22nd November. Forty Voices, Forty Years is a heritage project[1] led by Welsh Women’s…

  • Thursday 29th November 2018, 9.15am - 4.00pm 

    Welsh Women’s Aid National Conference – 29th November 2018

    Future 40: Challenging and preventing violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence in Wales Violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence are prevalent in all areas of Wales, as they are across the UK and the globe. They are not however, inevitable. They are preventable. In our 40th year, Welsh Women’s Aid is looking…

  • 23rd May 2018 - 9 - 2pm

    Supporting Women Exploited by the Sex Industry Seminar

    Welsh Women’s Aid and Safer Wales are inviting you to a seminar on Wednesday 23rd of May to explore supporting women who are exploited by the sex industry in Wales. This event aims to have speakers who are experts on this topic, to have open discussions around the key recommendations and actions to ensure women exploited by the sex industry are supported with policy and practice to end violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence.

  • Multiple Dates

    100 Years 100 Banners Workshop

    PROCESSIONS and Welsh Women’s Aid will hold a series of banner making workshops led by Hexxx, a female art collective, on Monday 9th April, Tuesday 10th April and Saturday 9th June. PROCESSIONS is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take part in a mass participation artwork to celebrate one hundred years of votes for women. Artichoke invites women* and girls across the…

  • 6 February 2018

    The role of self defence in preventing violence against women – seminar

    Tuesday 6 February 2017, 9:30 – 12:00, Butetown Community Centre, Cardiff This seminar, run by Irene Zeilinger, will explore the role of self defence in preventing violence against women. Based on a report produced for the European Parliament, this seminar will look at the definition of women’s self defence – including a critical analysis of…

How is violence against women reported on in a post #MeToo world? Join us for a fantastic event exploring how the narrative is changing in journalism. In partnership with @BBCWales @NUJTrainWales Book your place now

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