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"Survivors: Breaking Silence on Child Sexual Abuse": Book Reading & Discuss...

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Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus

10 Colinton Road

Lecture Theatre F10

Edinburgh

EH10 5DT

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You are invited to come and listen to author and child rights activist Eirliani A Rahman as she talks about how to prevent and mainstream the issue of child sexual abuse, and how we need to break the taboo and myths surrounding it. Eirliani is Executive Director of YAKIN (Youth, Adult survivors & Kin In Need), a not-for-profit she co-founded with Assoc Prof Daniel Fung, Chairman, Medical Board of the Singapore Institute of Mental Health. YAKIN helps child victims and adult survivors of child sexual abuse.

17:00 – 17:15 Registration with tea and coffee

17:15 Introduction by Dr Peter Yates, Programme Lead for Social Work at Edinburgh Napier University

17:20 Introduction by Lynn Houmdi, Director, Multi Cultural Family Base

17:30 – 18:00 Author Reading and remarks – Eirliani Abdul Rahman

18:00 – 18:20 Responses by 3 panel members

Stuart Allardyce, Director, Stop It Now! Scotland

Sue Hampson, Director, Safe to Say Training

Sandra Brown OBE, Founder, Moira Anderson Foundation

18:20 -18:50 Questions from the floor facilitated by Dr Peter Yates, Programme Lead for Social Work at Edinburgh Napier University

19:00 Event closes

Tea and coffee is kindly provided by the Napier University School of Health & Social Care. Copies of the book "Survivors: Breaking the Silence of Child Sexual Abuse" will be available, courtesy of Blackwell's.

*Trigger Warning*: The book reading and ensuing discussion may contain graphic details of a sexual nature. Some individuals may find this disturbing. We will have professionals on hand to support if this is the case.

Directions on how to get to the venue: https://www.napier.ac.uk/about-us/our-location/our-campuses/merchiston


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10 Colinton Road

Lecture Theatre F10

Edinburgh

EH10 5DT

United Kingdom

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