Men Against Violence group to hold We Can Stop Child Abuse event

Posted on - 25th October, 2017 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, City Centre, Crime, Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
Chris Flux, left, formed the Men Against Violence group
Chris Flux, left, formed the Men Against Violence group

An educational event to prevent child abuse is taking place in Preston city centre on Friday 3 November.


‘We Can Stop Child Abuse’ is the free event that is open to professionals and the general public, in aim to educate people and prevent child abuse.

It has been organised by the Men Against ViolenceĀ group in conjunction with Lancashire Police, UCLan, Trust House and SEED.

It will take place in the Ainsworth Suite in Cotton Court from 1pm – 4.30pm.

Guest speakers from Lancashire Police, Trust House and Dr Lorraine Radford will educate people about the causes and consequences of child abuse, as well as how to stop the signs of abuse and report it.


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Group discussions will also be led by Shelly Perry from SEED, and these will explore how we can empower children and young people to reduce the risk of abuse.

Topics on the day will include physical and emotional abuse, sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation.

It is advisedĀ that people book their free place in advance by emailing Men Against Violence on

People can also turn up on the day, however those who have pre-booked will have priority in the event of it reaching capacity.

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Organisations can group book spaces for their staff and volunteers.

Refreshments will be provided on the day as well.

Parking is available and the venue is wheelchair accessible.

Will you be attending the We Can Stop Child Abuse event? Let us know in the comments below

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