The Women’s Aid UN Day Opposing Violence against Women Seminar 2018

Women's Aid Seminar 23rd November 2018 InviteWomen's Aid UN Day Opposing Violence against Women Seminar and Launch of the Women's Aid Femicide Watch 2018 (Republic of Ireland).


Join a range of national and international experts to address the link between domestic abuse and femicide, what we can learn from fatal domestic abuse to increase better risk identification and management, the impact of femicide on families, and the role of the State and its agencies in protecting women and children from harm.

Seminar speakers include:

  • Chris Cawley & Susanna Cawley, family of Celine Cawley.
  • Drew Harris, Commissioner, An Garda Síochána.
  • Dr Jane Monckton Smith, Forensic criminologist & domestic homicide expert.
  • Jessica Bowes, domestic violence survivor advocate.
  • Margaret Martin, Director, Women's Aid.
  • Regina Doherty, T.D., Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection.

This event will be chaired by Norah Casey, broadcaster and publishing entreprenteur.

Download full programme and biographies here.

Date: Friday 23rd November 2018

Time: 9.30am to 1.30pm

Cost: Free of charge

Venue: The Pillar Room, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin 1.

Accessibility: Please note that this venue is fully accessible and we will have Irish Sign Language Interpreters at the event.

Registration deadline: Friday 16th November 2018.

The event is now fully booked, Please email to enquire about a place on the waiting list - thank you.

This event marks the start of the 16 Days of Action Campaign 2018 (25th November to 10th December 2018). For more on this campaign visit