We have two *free* training events coming up on Young Womxn, Girls, Gangs and County Lines.

The training is for professionals in North London (2 Dec) and East London (26 Nov), and is kindly funded by MOPAC.

For more details, and to book your place, please visit our Eventbrite page.

About this Event

This is for professionals who may work with young womxn affected by these issues, or have experience in working with vulnerable adolescents. We aim to show how to identify risk and work effectively with young womxn experiencing criminal exploitation across county lines. We shall also, explore the various roles and harm that young womxn can experience.

Abianda is part of a pan-London MOPAC funded project, Rescue, and Response, bringing together boroughs and service delivery organisations, to develop and deliver a support service for young people who are vulnerable and caught up in county lines drug distribution networks.

Content overview

  • Understanding how the Rescue & Response project works with Young Womxn
  • Understanding the various roles of young women in gangs, the associated risks and the barriers they face in accessing services
  • Understanding the various roles of young women play in county line activity and the subsequent risk and harm they experience
  • Understanding the complexities of young women’s ‘victim’ and ‘perpetrating’ behavior
  • Understanding of Abianda’s practice model
  • Introduction to practical tools to a relationship-based and young women led, approach to enhance engagement and young women’s trust in our services. Including Abianda’s safety mapping exercise drawing on contextual safeguarding principles

This event will take place on Zoom – a calendar invite with the link to join will be sent to you 24hours prior to the event.

This is part of our #RescueAndResponse work kindly funded by MOPAC.

For more information from the Mayor’s office, please follow this link.

You can also read more about the project on our website, and read about the impact of the service in a case study.

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