Sexual Violence Panel

  • Event Start: 9th May 2017, 8:00pm
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The World's Shame : Ending Sexual Violence

It is now 2017: 1 in 3 women still experience physical or sexual violence. This panel will aim to discuss some of the issues facing those trying to enact change across the globe, including the role that policymakers can play in the years to come. Eliminating such violence is no small feat, but it’s certainly not unachievable. It’s time to act now.

Panellists:

  • Angela Rose - Prominent American activist and sexual assault survivor, founder of NGO PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment. Her work to shatter the silence of sexual violence has been featured on US TV
  • Leslee Udwin - British filmmaker who created the documentary India’s Daughter following the brutal Delhi gang-rape murder in 2012. Her work aims to shed light on the patriarchal society and culture which encourages violence against women
  • Polly Neate - CEO of Women’s Aid, she is a prominent commentator on violence against women and on sexism and feminism more widely. Her work has influenced government and spearheaded policy change