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With concerns about victim blaming, revenge porn and ‘slut shaming’ hitting the headlines, along with reports of sexual violence in schools and colleges through Everyone’s Invited, so called ‘rape culture’ has led to public protests.
From sexist ‘jokes’ on social media to recent high profile sexual abuse cases involving celebrities and Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) investigations revealing discrimination, misogyny and bullying at the heart of some police forces,1 it has become evident that so called ‘rape culture’ extends far wider than the schools identified through the Everyone’s Invited movement. With the gender pay gap seemingly widened through the pandemic, incidence of domestic abuse rising, and reports of image based sexual abuse and violence against women and girls hitting the headlines, many young people are feeling confused, angry and anxious.
With questions being raised about the potential influence of sexualized content and free online porn on young people’s expectations of relationships, sex and body image, is it time for youth workers to step forward to discuss and raise awareness about rape culture, and challenge the attitudes and values behind it?
In this interactive workshop, we will discuss different examples of rape culture, both historically and in our daily life, and explore some of the theories behind it to consider how it impacts on young people from childhood onwards. From there we will consider the role that practitioners can play in challenging it through youth work to promote healthy, consensual relationships, gender equality and positive self-image for all.
With a perfect blend of theory and practical skills that you can use with young people.
This training consists of real-time sessions techniques, discussion groups and opportunities to practice and network with each other.
AIMS & OBJECTIVES
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
On completion of this course, you will receive a certificate and resources that can be used towards your continued professional development (CPD)
This course will benefit a range of people, including:
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