IGWG Gender-Based Violence Task Force Presents
When: Thursday, June 29, 2017, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Where: PRB, 1875 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 520 Washington, DC (closest Metro exit is red line Dupont Circle North)
You won’t want to miss this cutting-edge look at innovative technologies to prevent and respond to gender-based violence. In 2014, the GBV Task Force sponsored a standing room-only panel to look at new apps and smartphone technologies to address GBV. Now three years later, new technologies have evolved and are changing sexual and reproductive health realities on the ground from Botswana to the DRC to India.
8:30 – 9:00 am: Meet and greet, light breakfast provided
9:00 – 11:30 am: Presentations and discussion with the following panelists:
- ElsaMarie D’Silva, founder & CEO of Red Dot Foundation (Safecity)–the largest crowdmap on GBV in India, Kenya, Cameroon and Nepal.
- “Use of Crowdsourced Data to Address GBV in Public Spaces—Capturing Stories and Advancing Policies.”
- Ranit Mishori, physician and professor of family medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, where she leads the department’s Global Health Initiatives
- “A Mobile App to Document Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones: From the Exam Room to the Court Room and the Bumpy Road in Between.”
- Jennifer Curran, M&E technical specialist at MEASURE Evaluation.
- “How Sustainable Is Too Sustainable: Lessons from a Year of Implementing a Mobile-based GBV Referral System”
Space is limited. Please RSVP by Thursday, June 22 to firstname.lastname@example.org
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