Raising the status both of victims of domestic abuse and their families
Always well attended, the conference gives you the opportunity to hear the different perspectives of families and those involved in the criminal justice system, ask questions and network over refreshments.
Book via this link (right click) AAFDA Conference 2017
Speakers this year include:
Professor Evan Stark, whose work provided an important basis for the new law on coercive control, will address the promises and challenges of the new offense, particularly the hope it offers to hold the most serious offenders to account before a homicide occurs
Louisa Rolfe, Deputy Chief Constable for West Midlands Police and National Police Chiefs Council lead for domestic abuse.
Home Office, confirmed that someone will appear
Family One, – who persuaded the local area to hold a Domestic Homicide Review despite no formal finding of homicide.
Family Two, who ensured a re-balancing of the narrative in the Domestic Homicide Review and who then addressed the Community Safer Partnership.
Family three, details to be confirmed.
Nicole Jacobs, CEO Standing Together Against Domestic Violence. Chairing multiple Domestic Homicide Reviews and recently published significant findings.
Robert Buckland, QC MP, Solicitor General, plans to speak, to be confirmed
Frank Mullane, CEO of AAFDA, Home Office appointed reader of Domestic Homicide Reviews and member of national panel quality assuring these reviews.
Invitations are outstanding to other speakers including from the Ministry of Justice.
We sincerely hope you are able to join us and we look forward to seeing you there.
Watch our video about our approach (supported by the Home Office) to working with families in Domestic Homicide Reviews –Right click https://vimeo.com/167567940
Phone: 07768 386922 Website: www.aafda.org.uk, AAFDA, PO Box 3636, Swindon, SN3 9BG
Patrons: Vera Baird QC Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria, former Solicitor General, Helen Grant MP for Maidstone and the Weald and former Minister for Culture, Media and Sport, Julia Drown (Former MP for South Swindon) & Anne Snelgrove (former MP for South Swindon),