What is the true picture of gender based violence across the Commonwealth? Where can we gain the most momentum for change and where are the legal and cultural solutions to the issue of gender based violence. Natasha Stott Despoja founding chair of Our Watch Australia, former politician and former Australian UN Ambassador for women and girls will lead this conversation around government and community led approaches to changing the story for our daughters and sons.
Participants will include from Sri Lanka activist Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala, from Queensland community activist and campaigner Yasmin Khan and from Guyana/UK author and activist Luke Daniels whose new book Defeating Domestic Violence in the Americas — Men’s Work challenges men to take more responsibility for ending the violence.
Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala is participating in WOW through support from the British Council.