Melissa Llewellyn

Luton FACES safeguarding training

Confronting prejudice to safeguard children better – January CPD training

Our next Safeguarding and Prejudice training is on 18th January 2020 – book now Prejudice exists across society. Stereotypes and social norms affect how we perceive and treat other people, including children and young people. It prevents us from creating environments that are safe for disclosure, and from recognising harm and implementing appropriate responses. It …

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faiths against child sexual exploitation faces luton interfaith

Faith-based work in practice – #InterFaithWeek

At Faiths Against Child Sexual Exploitation, working collaboratively as Christians and Muslims is at the heart of our projects. FACES emerged from the positive interfaith and cross-community work happening in Luton; an effort of 10 local organisations including mosques, churches, Christian charities and Muslim charities. Representatives from the Luton Sunni Council of Mosques, Luton Council …

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Faiths against child sexual exploitation prejudice training

Training with FACES

Our training projects are aimed at people from faith communities and those working with them, helping practitioners, parents and families improve their own and their organisation’s engagement around safeguarding-related issues. Throughout September we’ve delivered training to 85 people at 5 different locations across Luton. We work to create accessible, inclusive training environments that recognise nuance …

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gillette #metoo advert

The Best Men Can Be. Can we have a conversation?

A recent advert by Gillette highlighted a range of issues that have been receiving increasingly widespread attention. The ad has been met with both praise and criticism by men and women from across different social and religious representations. It includes video footage of media coverage of the #MeToo movement that saw women and men speak …

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