Category: Abuse

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Manchester is to Launch a New Strategy on Female Genital Mutilation at an Action-Packed Conference on 1st December 2016

  Manchester is to Launch a New Strategy on Female Genital Mutilation at an Action-Packed Conference on 1st December 2016   For further details go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/in-the-name-of-honour-breaking-the-silence-tickets-29071645073

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Dr Kate Cook writes about: Discussing Coercive Control

Around 60 people met to discuss coercive control in relationships and to hear testimonies of women’s experience of this damaging abuse.  Two events were held at the University of Salford, on 9th November 2016,...

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Tackling the Twinkle: Dr Kate Cook talks about cutting and women’s genitals

  TACKLING THE TWINKLE: DR KATE COOK TALKS ABOUT CUTTING AND WOMEN’S GENITALS September 16, 2016 Written by Dr Kate Cook, Senior Lecturer in Law at Manchester Metropolitan University, mmusylviapankhurstgenderresearch   In this post I am...

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Sharing Knowledge Around Female Genital Mutilation

Over 58 delegates attended this early evening event at MMU, which focused on sharing knowledge around female genital mutilation.  Many of the external delegates (from the NHS, the Police, community organisations and advice centres...

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Manchester Met Uni Design App to Help ‘Hundreds at Risk’ from Abuse, Crisis and Suicide

  Manchester Metropolitan University has designed an app to help those at risk of suicide. The software, Rescue Station, allows users to pre-arrange face-to-face support based on a traffic light system with red signifying...