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Monday 20th June – Raising awareness of domestic abuse within intimate teenage relationships…

Monday 20th June 2016 – Raising awareness of domestic abuse within intimate teenage relationships By: Essential Safeguarding Ltd and The Mad Theatre Company

8.30am registration 9.00-11.30 am performance and workshop
Or
12.30pm registration 13.00-15.30pm performance and workshop

WHERE: Buile Hill Park Conference Centre – Eccles Old Road, Salford, M6 8GL. To book a ticket please click the link below: http://raising-awareness-of-domestic-abuse.eventbrite.co.uk

Black Eyes and Cottage Pie a unique innovative play that raises awareness about domestic abuse within intimate teenage relationships. The play tells the story of Jodie who is in an abusive teenage relationship and how over time this escalating abuse impacts on her life. The play also highlights issues of sexuality, adult domestic abuse, consent, sexting and the power of positive peer relationships.

The performance has been a huge success. Since May 2015 the performance has been shown to over 700 professionals and over 5000 children and young people. The performance has been shown:

  • Manchester Secondary Schools
  • Bury Secondary Schools
  • Knowsley Secondary Schools

We have recently been commissioned by a number of local authorities across the North West to deliver the performance to children and young people. We aim to reach a minimum 15,000 young people by the end of 2016.

The event is being held to raise awareness of domestic abuse between adults and young people . Staff, volunteers and community groups across Salford are invited to watch Black Eyes and Cottage Pie, an innovative multi media theatre production that tells the story of Jodie who is in an abusive teenage relationship with Jordan  and how over time this escalating abuse impacts on her life. The play also highlights issues of sexuality, adult domestic abuse, consent, sexting and the power of positive peer relationships.

A workshop will follow the performance to clarify referral pathways and staff from Women’s Aid / Salford City Council and the Police will present information on the Domestic Abuse Strategy