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LAW Executive Director speaks at UN Women Event in New York

Gender Equality & GBV - Global

On 24 April 2019 at the United Nations in New York, LAW Executive Director, Antonia Mulvey, spoke at “Strengthening The Work Of The Security Council On Sexual & Gender-Based Violence In Conflict: The Strategic Use Of Evidence From Un Investigations,” a panel discussion coinciding with the UN Security council open debate on sexual violence in conflict.

Antonia Mulvey speaks at UN Women Event New York

Antonia Mulvey speaks at UN Women Event New York

Speaking about her experience as former gender advisor to the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, Antonia highlighted: “When I interviewed survivors, they said ‘we want justice … Many of them cannot read or write, but they know what justice is, and they wanted accountability.”

You can read more about the event here.