Break the Pattern of Male Violence - UN Day Opposing Violence against Women Seminar

Posted on November 02, 2018 at 10:48 AM

Women's Aid Seminar 23rd November 2018 Invite

Women'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 & Suzanne 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 entrepreneur.

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.

Register: Online at

Registration deadline: Friday 17th November 2018.

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 



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