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  • War Zone Rape: Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict

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    Women Deliver Panel Discussion

    MEDIA ADVISORY

    Vancouver, Ca – As part of the first-ever humanitarian focus of events at Women Deliver, the Women’s Refugee Commission and Save the Children Canada will co-host a panel discussion looking at how to prevent sexual violence in conflict settings.

    WHAT: Sexual violence is used as a weapon of war worldwide, with life-long impacts on survivors and societies. This session will examine promising approaches and partnerships – from the local to global level – in preventing sexual violence in conflict, including how accountability can serve as a deterrent, how to employ a survivor-centered approach to support local learning and risk reduction, and how promising partnerships are building growing momentum to end sexual violence in conflict.

    WHO: Co-hosted by the Women’s Refugee Commission and Save the Children Canada. Speakers include:

    • Rukmini Callimachi, journalist, New York Times
    • Laurel Baig, senior appeals counsel, Office of the Prosecutor of the UN International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals
    • Dalia Amin, Save the Children, Iraq

    WHEN: Wednesday, June 5 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. PST

    WHERE: Room 205-207, Vancouver Convention Center

     

    ABOUT THE WOMEN’S REFGUEE COMMISSION:

    For 30 years, the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) has been a catalyst in advancing the rights and protection of refugee women, children, and youth across humanitarian settings. WRC is recognized by UN agencies, governments, and other NGOs for our research and advocacy expertise, as well as for our global convening power. Our mission is to improve the lives and protect the rights of women, children, and youth displaced by conflict and crisis. We research their needs, identify solutions, and advocate for programs and policies to strengthen their resilience and drive change in humanitarian practice.

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