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Honour Based Abuse Awareness Day 2023 (14 July 2023)

Date: Thursday, 13th Jul 2023 | Category: General

Friday 14th July is Honour Based Abuse Awareness Day 2023.

The Day of Memory is marked on Shafilea Ahmed’s birthday. Shafilea Ahmed was born 14 July 1986 and died on 11 September 2003. The Day of Memory is an opportunity to collectively remember all those lost to Honour Based Abuse.

Sky Project are delivering a free online event (Friday 14th July – midday-2pm) to mark the day with a focus on ‘forced marriage and honour based abuse as a disability rights issue’ – Link to Book via Eventbrite

Karma Nirvana and Hersana who provide local support to Black femme survivors.

The ESSCP are running training on Honour Based Violence and Force Marriage – identifying and challenging harmful traditional practices on 16 October 2023. Go to the East Sussex Learning Portal to book your space.