Attending the Honour-Based Violence Symposium

Date and time

Friday 21 June 2013
9:30 - 16:00

Who Should Attend?

Legal Professionals, Judges and Magistrates, Police Officers, Social Workers, Public Protection Units, Community Safety Outreach Teams, Child Protection Units, Safeguarding Adult Teams, Victim Support Teams, Voluntary Sector Workers, Teachers, Health Service Professionals, Local Authority Officers, Home Office and Central Government Agencies, Academics and Researchers and Students.

Why Attend?

This one day symposium examines various issues, tensions and challenges pertaining to HBV , especially within the British context. The aim is to:

  • understand the concept of HBV , including what is meant by the term honour
  • examine the rationale behind HBV and the different forms it takes;
  • investigate the role and dynamics of factors such as gender, race, religion, class, culture, etc. in the context of HBV
  • outline how prevalent the problem is in the UK and identify how it is perceived within the British context and the challenges faced in dealing with issues such as assimilation, integration and multiculturalism
  • critically evaluate how HBV is regulated by law and policy in the UK
  • consider what further steps need to be taken to adequately deal with the problem of HBV in the UK.


Exhibition and Conference Centre
Frenchay Campus
Coldharbour Lane
University of the West of England
Bristol BS16 1QY

Map and directions

Symposium Fees

(Includes buffet lunch, refreshments and symposium materials)

Registration Type Early Bird Fee* (ends 31 May 2013) Regular Fee
Students and Unwaged £10 £15
Others £20 £30

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