The hidden humanitarian crisis in the world's newest nation

The hidden humanitarian crisis in the world's newest nation
The hidden humanitarian crisis in the world's newest nation

Violence Against Women & Girls in South Sudan

“The hidden humanitarian crisis in the world’s newest nation”

The Associate Parliamentary Group for Sudan and South Sudan in conjunction with the International Rescue Committee UK (IRC-UK) and the Small Arms Survey invite you to a discussion and film screening highlighting the violence faced by women and girls in South Sudan.

The event will take place on the 24th April from 10.30-12.00 in Committee Room 9 in the Houses of Parliament (Cromwell Green Entrance)

Chair:

Baroness Glenys Kinnock, (Opposition Spokesperson for the Department of International Development, former Minister for Africa)

Speakers will include:

Sir John Holmes, former Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs at the UN, and co-chair of IRC-UK.

Lydia Stone, Researcher at the Small Arms Survey and contributor to “Hope, Pain and Patience: The lives of women in South Sudan”.

Laura Chappell, Gender Champion, DfID South Sudan (call-in)

Member of South Sudan Women’s Empowerment Network (tbc)

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Zoë Pelter (APG Sudan and South Sudan): pelterz@parliament.uk

We look forward to having you with us.


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