Event: How to Support Refugees and Refugee Claimants Who are Facing Domestic Violence?

Feb 11

Speaker: Rosa Elena Arteaga - Manager, Direct Services and Clinical Practice, Battered Women's Support Services (BWSS)


Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to Domestic Violence
  • Domestic Violence in Refugee Communities
  • Key Issues and Challenges
  • How to Support Individuals Facing Domestic Violence
  • Supports and Resources for Refugees and Refugee Claimants Experiencing Domestic Violence
There will be plenty of time for Q&A after the training presentation.

Organization Name:The BC Refugee Hub
Event Type:Community
Start Date:2019-02-11 13:00
End Date:2019-02-11 14:15
Entry Fee:Free

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As of June 2018, there are 25.4 million refugees around the world according to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) statistic. Over half of the refugees are under the age of 18 and 57% of the world refugees came from following three countries: Syria, Afghanistan and South Sudan.

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