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Cunninghame House, Irvine, KA12 8EE

Domestic Abuse – Why Gender Matters

28mar9:30 am12:30 pmDomestic Abuse – Why Gender Matters

Event Details

Scottish Women’s Aid training

The session will provide participants with an opportunity to explore what is meant when domestic abuse is referred to as a form of gender based violence. The session will allow participants to develop an understanding of why gender matters in relation to how women experience domestic abuse and their recovery, how agencies and individuals respond to domestic abuse and how perpetrators often exploit gender norms, expectations and stereotypes as part of their pattern of abusive and controlling behaviour.

Learning Outcomes

  • Increased understanding of gender based violence and how domestic abuse is a form of  gender based violence
  • Increased understanding of how gender norms, expectations and stereotypes impact on women’s experiences of domestic abuse and their recovery
  • Increased understanding of what coercive control is and how it impacts on women, children and young people
  • Increased understanding of how to approach practice to consider gender and its relevance to peoples experiencing domestic abuse.

For further information or to book your place on the training, please click the link below:

Domestic Abuse – Why Gender Matters – Scottish Women’s Aid – Training (



(Tuesday) 9:30 am - 12:30 pm


Online Event