16 days Webinar: Working with SGBV survivors

Wednesday 29 November 2017: 12.30-13.30 UK time

As part of the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, We Will Speak Out coalition, through its members will host a webinar with a panel discussion on the role of faith in responding to the needs and priorities of SGBV survivors and building survivor movements that can shape policy and practice.

Chair
Steve Sanderson co-chairs We Will Speak Out global coalition and is Deputy Director of Missions at BMS World Mission, which is a member of We Will Speak Out coalition

Speakers
Solange Mukamana works for coalition founding member Tearfund  and leads a survivor movement with over 400 women in South Africa. These women are actively mobilising churches and government bodies so that communities in South Africa can be safe and free from violence. Solange is a qualified Social Worker.

Wangu Kanja is founder of the Wangu Kanja Foundation. Wangu has built a movement of Survivors of Sexual Violence in Kenya which brings together a unified voice of survivors to address sexual violence and amplify their voices across Kenya.

Esther Sweetman has worked for Restored for the last two years leading its online Survivors’ Network, developing resources and engagement with survivors.  She is a qualified Psychotherapist and Social Researcher and has worked in the helping profession in various roles for the last three decades.

The webinar will be hosted on WEBEX. To join the meeting, please use this webex link  and meeting number is 234 135 113.

We look forward to engaging with you on this issue!

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