Thursday 12 June 16.30-18.00
Sexual Violence: Costs of speaking out for journalists and human rights defenders
Experiences from Colombia, Mexico and Egypt

Jueves 5 de junio de 2014, por ABColombia, PBI

ABColombia and Peace Brigades International (PBI) invite you to join them at their event at the first ever Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict: Sexual Violence: Costs of speaking out for journalists and human rights defenders. Experiences from Colombia, Mexico and Egypt/ Thursday 12 June/ 16.30-18.00/ Discussion Room 2, London ExCel Centre

Derechos sexuales y reproductivos | Tortura |

The discussion will look at:

  •  What factors have made women defenders and journalists so vulnerable to sexual violence attacks?
  •  What changes are needed for women defenders and journalists to be able to speak out without fear of being subjected to sexual violence?
  •  How can we ensure effective implementation of policies and laws that really offer protection to those who speak out to protect the rights of others?

Speakers:

  •  Jineth Bedoya Lima, Sub-Editor, El Tiempo (Colombia)
  •  Claudia Mejía Duque, Director, Sisma Mujer (Colombia)
  •  Rana Allam, Editor in Chief, Egypt Daily News
  •  Maria Luisa Aguilar, ’Tlachinollan’ Human Rights Center (Mexico)
  •  Chair: Lindsey Hilsum, International Editor, Channel 4 News

This event is free to attend. Full Summit programme available online: www.esvcsummit.com/publicprogramme

www.abcolombia.org.uk
www.peacebrigades.org

Afiliaciones

Afiliado a la Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos
y la Organización Mundial contra la Tortura
Estatus Consultivo en la OEA

José Alvear Restrepo

Nace en Medellín el 1 de julio de 1913 en el seno de una familia de profundas convicciones religiosas y bajo los parámetros de la ideología del partido conservador. Realiza sus estudios en la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Antioquia, donde se gradúa de Abogado con una brillante tesis titulada: "Conflictos del trabajo: la huelga"

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