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Enfield continues to tackle bullying with a second conference in as many months
Parents and schoolchidlren can find out more about preventing bullying and child abuse at a conference tomorrow.
To be held at , ‘The future is ours - safe, fun and connected’ will take place at the Millfield Arts Centre in Silver Street, Edmonton.
It will include talks from pupils, advice for parents and a speech from Luke Brant-Savage of Child Exploitation and Online Protection, which works with the police or National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children to prevent sexual abuse towards children.
Pupils from Winchmore Hill School in Laburnum Grove, Winchmore Hill, will give a speech about tackling homophobia.
Councillor Ayfer Orhan, Enfield Borough Council’s cabinet member for children and young people, said: “Bullying in any form is not tolerated in our schools, colleges and work places, but children and young people are particularly exposed to risks.
“This conference deals with the current issues that get reported in the news: cyber-bullying; sexuality and homophobia; and disabilities – all targets that bullies choose. This conference demonstrates the work that is going on throughout our schools to combat bullying and provides information and advice for those attending.”
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