Attendees learn about Abianda – their model of practice, values and services. The session will explore and challenge the stereotypes and myths around young women, gangs and county lines, and facilitate a critical discussion of the term “gang”. It will also address the risks young women face, and the barriers to them accessing support. 
Participants will:  
– gain an enhanced understanding of how young women and girls are affected by gangs and county lines 
– further understand what stops young women and girls from getting help 
– feel better equipped to respond to women and young girls affected by gangs and county lines.