First World Conference of Women’s Shelters to be Held September 8-11, 2008
Tuesday, April 22, 2008 1:54 PM

From September 8-11, 2008 at the SHAW Conference Centre in Edmonton Alberta, the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters will present the first-ever World Conference of Women’s Shelters featuring 120 presenters from over 35 countries. Many workshop and plenary sessions will include panel discussions presenting global perspectives on such things as shelter best practices, children exposed to family violence, indigenous women’s issues and trafficking. Please visit the website at to view the Conference Agenda and to register.

Over 800 shelters and 1,200 individuals have been in contact thus far with the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters. Early registration is encouraged.