Black women in the UK are more likely to:
In the face of such disparities (and others), this year’s conference is dedicated to improving the mental health and wellbeing of Black women.
Black girls will also be spotlighted as we have seen this year, how a young Black girl ‘ChildQ’ was horrendously treated, in part, due to adultification bias.
Little is known about Black women, trauma and mental health in the UK. They are either absent from research or included under the focus of ‘BAME’, ‘BME’ or ‘Women’. Whatever understandings or research that have been conducted, hardly ever makes it into the mainstream.
It’s time for change.
If you are interested in sharing your good practice or research in relation to Black Women, Trauma and Mental Health, please send us a submission to present at our conference.
Submissions may focus on, but not be limited to, the following:
How we can help Black women and girls heal from their traumatic experiences.
Therapeutic approaches and interventions that promote healing.
Collective healing in our communities.
Cultural healing practices.
Healing through music, storytelling, poetry, movement or art.
The intersection of gender and race.
Black mixed heritage experiences.
Trans and non-binary perspectives.
Any other topic or research related to our theme of Black Women, Trauma and Mental Health
Submission Overview (max 350 words)
All submissions to be sent via email to: [email protected]
Submission Deadline: Friday 3rd June 2022
"A breath of fresh air to listen to other Black women speak so openly about their experience. It resonated on so many levels and there was strength in that shared experience"
"It was an amazing event and so professionally conducted via online. I felt in the room with all of the speakers"
"I am in awe, inspired and completely moved by the day. Thank you for a nourishing and engaging day!"
"Finding my own voice has taken time and being in the presence of such empowering role models, has and will have a positive impact on my personal growth"
"Thank you for organizing a wonderful conference. Fantastic women doing fantastic work. It was both heart warming and inspiring"
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