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Nexus 2024 Annual Conference Theme & Tickets Announced

Nexus 2024 Annual Conference Theme & Tickets Announced

Nexus, Northern Ireland’s leading organisation providing specialist support for people impacted by sexual abuse and abusive relationships, has announced the theme and launched tickets for their 2024 all-day Annual Conference, which will take place at Girdwood Community Hub in North Belfast on Wednesday 7th February 2024.

This year, the theme will be ‘Sextortion & Sexploitation: Hidden Epidemics?’

Nexus aims to shed light on the issues of sextortion and exploitation, uncovering the multifaceted dimensions and exploring ways forward. This conference serves as a platform for professionals and practitioners in the fields of sextortion and child and adult sexual exploitation, as well as those in roles where they may come into contact with adults and children at risk of harm, to engage in critical discussions, share insights, and collaborate on solutions.

Key topics that will be explored on the day include: 

  • Understanding Sextortion & Sexploitation: Unravelling the complexities and dynamics from a legislative perspective. 
  • Impact on Individuals: Learning through the voices of lived experience. 
  • Effect on Communities: Exploring the social ramifications through the lens of policing. 
  • Technological and Legal Challenges: Addressing the intersection of technology and legal frameworks. 
  • Prevention and Intervention Strategies: Identifying effective measures to prevent and respond.
  • Advocacy and Support: Supporting people directly and indirectly impacted, and advocating for systemic change. 

Highlights to look forward to: 

  • Expert Panel Discussions: Engage with experts from diverse fields as they dissect the nuances of sextortion and sexploitation, offering valuable perspectives and insights. 
  • Interactive Workshops: Participate in interactive sessions designed to equip attendees with practical tools and strategies to combat and prevent sextortion and sexploitation
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with experts and professionals to build and maintain a network committed to addressing these critical issues. 

Nexus look forward to welcoming professionals from various disciplines, including those working in health, mental health, justice, law, policing, safeguarding, technology, legal practitioners, policymakers, educators, and support workers passionate about tackling and preventing sextortion and sexploitation.

Registration will close on Tuesday 30 January 2024 so snap your slot up quickly! Click the link below to register. Payment options including card and invoice are available via this link.

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