Discussion: Tackling Domestic Abuse in the 21st Century

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Running annually from International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November) to Human Rights Day (10 December) the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to spur actions to end violence against women and girls around the world.

This year, One Young World will commemorate the 16 Days of Activism with an inspiring event at Unilever London on the 5th of December. Hear from the Patron of the Global Foundation to Eliminate Domestic Violence (EDV) Carole Stone and One Young World Ambassadors in the UK and around the globe on how they are addressing violence against women and girls. Above all, join the discussion and bring your ideas on how we can tackle domestic abuse in the 21st century.

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Please note that places are limited so make sure to register as soon as possible.

Event Details

Tuesday 5 December
18:00 - 18:30
Unilever House, 100 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DY
Closest Tube stop: Blackfriars

Tuesday 5 December
18:30 - 20:30
Unilever House, 100 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DY
Closest Tube stop: Blackfriars

Tuesday 5 December
20:30 - 21:30
The Blackfriar, 174 Queen Victoria St, London EC4V 4EG

What's on the Agenda?*


Session Topic Speakers
18:30 - 18:40  Opening Remarks Carole Stone, Patron of the Global Foundation to Eliminate Domestic Violence & OYW Counsellor
18:40 - 18:55 UN 16 Days of Activism

Jemima Lovatt, OYW Ambassador

18:55 - 19:30 Ambassador Projects from around the globe

Esther Marshall, Founder StandTall & OYW Ambassador

Priya Chande and Tala Dajani, Business Case for Ending Domestic Abuse

Dillon Ollivierre, Author of The Truth Is, Queen's Young Leader & OYW Ambassador​

Lina Khalifeh, Founder of SheFighter

Tim Heard, Co-Founder of the Circle of Young Intrapreneurs

​Lebogang Bogopane, Founder of the Mothotlung Network

Hannah Rose Thomas, Artist and Activist

19:30 - 20:30 Discussion: Tackling Domestic Abuse in the 21st Century

Discussion with all participants

*​Agenda is work in progress and subject to change

Who can attend?

Anyone who is interested in the topic can attend this event. Whether you are a seasoned activist, a student or a full-time employee, please join and share your thoughts!


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