16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

A round table moderated by Marsha Hinds Myrie

The global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a key international moment to call for an end to violence against women and girls. It runs from 25th November (the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) until 10th December, Human Rights Day.
Moderator: Marsha Hinds Myrie
Activist-In-Residence Concentration in women’s justice Department of Politics, University of Guelph
Speakers:

  • Dr. Shoshanna Jacobs: Professor of Integrative Biology, principle researcher Manufactured Ecosystems project, University of Guelph, Canada.
  • Dr. Alicia Viloria Petit: Department of Biomedical Sciences, coordinator of Geeky Latinas Movement, University of Guelph, Canada.
  • Monique Clesca ┬áis currently an international consultant after a career of more than 25 years specializing in high-level policy dialogue, human rights, youth and women programming, development, and crisis communication and writing. A feminist pro-democracy, pro-social justice activist, she is also a member of the civil society Commission to find a Haitian solution to the crisis and of Haiti Think Tank and a member of the Montana Agreement Monitoring Bureau.