IMECE delivers Domestic Abuse and Harmful Practices training to a wide variety of professionals including to refuge staff, adult and children’s safeguarding, police and housing staff to increase awareness and understanding in identifying and responding in culturally informed & appropriate way to Black, Asian, Ethnic Minority and Refugee (BAMER); particularly in identifying Harmful Practices.

What do we offer?

The training sessions cover Domestic Abuse and Harmful Practices, including forced marriage, so-called ‘honour’-based violence, breast ironing, FGM, faith-based abuse and corrective rape.

  • Half-day or full day training
  • 4 half-day training programme
  • Community champions programme
  • Ad-hoc seminars and awareness raising workshops

IMECE provides training programmes to meet specific training needs; our tailor-made programmes are delivered by our specialist trainers. Our trainings aim to build the capacity of professionals who work with survivors of Domestic Abuse and Harmful Practices through provision of specialist knowledge on various forms of Domestic Abuse and Harmful Practices experienced by women from BAMER communities.