Health inequalities on the island of Ireland and the implications for food poverty.
Aim of the workshop
This webinar will explore health inequalities, what they are and the implications for food poverty. Anne McCusker from Belfast Healthy Cities will introduce the topic of health inequalities and discuss their impact on health. Professor Martin Caraher from City, University of London will explore the situation on the island of Ireland. Finally, Katie Hunter, British Dietetic Association NI representative for Public Health will discuss the effect of health and food-related inequalities on health and wellbeing.
Who should attend?
This event will be of interest to those working in government departments and agencies, academia, and those in strategic positions in the voluntary and community sector who have a common interest in reducing food poverty on the island of Ireland.
BURC will be holding Literacy and Second Language Learning for the Linguistic Integration of Adult Migrants (LASLLIAM) validation process workshops
Practitioners should have experience in working with ESOL learners with no or low literacy and, ideally, should be able to attend both workshops. They are also kindly required to familiarise themselves with the questionnaire before the first workshop.
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Islamic Cultural Awareness training. The Muslim community in Northern Ireland is a multi National community from all areas across the Globe, ranging from Asia, Africa, and Middle East to Europe; all Muslims are united by their common Islamic faith. NIMFA has developed this short workshop to describe how Islam is both a religion and a peaceful way of life; to allow people from an increasingly diverse society to understand the meaning of Islam and Muslims and to dispel some of the common myths and misconceptions about Islam and Muslims.
Hate Crime Know Your Rights Workshop
Asylum seekers and refugees are increasingly more likely to be victims of hate crime. More than 6,000 hate crimes were reported in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in the month after the referendum, up 20% on the same period in 2015 (Migrant Help UK).
During Hate Crime Awareness Week, Migrants’ Rights Network and Victim Support will be hosting a workshop on hate crime and about what your rights are as a migrant. The workshop will take place online. Once you register, a link will be sent to you before the event.
This workshop is for migrants that want to know their rights and how to assert them, caseworkers that work with migrants, charities, and members of the public that want to learn how to better identify hate crime in their communities. You will:
- Learn what hate crime is and how to report it if it happens to you
- Learn what to do you witness an incident of hate crime
- Learn what to do if your experience of hate crime involves the police
- Learn how to report hate crime if you are seeking asylum
We will learn how to identify instances of hate crime, what to do if we witness hate crime, how to report it, and more! For more information and to register click here