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This seminar was held on 14 October 2019 at Tāmaki Campus, University of Auckland.
Amna Abdullatif is Children and Young People’s Officer, Women’s Aid, UK.
Amna led the Safer Futures project at Women’s Aid, which aims to promote and support the education of young people about domestic violence and healthy relationships. Safer Future introduces the Expect Respect toolkit for schools and teachers to enable them to talk about domestic violence with students.
Amna is a local politician in the UK, a campaigner and activist for women’s rights with interest in foreign policy and its impact on women, specifically the Middle East and North Africa. Amna currently runs trainings to support specialists working with pregnant women and children impacted by domestic abuse. She is a community psychologist who has worked with communities, children and women for over 14 years.
Amna shared her experiences and learnings from her work in the UK.
Amna was hosted in New Zealand by Presbyterian Support Northern.