16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Event

December 10, 2020 10:00am

This two-part event will commemorate both the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence and Human Rights Day. RTI GGC affiliates will lead presentations surrounding gender-based violence in relation to trauma interventions, mental health and intersectional factors, the energy sector, and in the classroom from a local to global context.


PART I: 10:00 – 11:00 AM EST




Dr. Wendee Wechsberg, Director, RTI Global Gender Center




Moving Forward: Stories from Post-trauma Intervention Participants in South Africa


Dr. Bronwyn Myers, Chief Specialist Scientist, Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council


PART II: 2:00 – 3:45 PM EST

2:00 Gender-Based Violence and Mental Health Among Black Adolescents and Young Women
Dr. Courtney Peasant Bonner, Research Clinical Psychologist, RTI

Advancing Gender Equity in the Energy Sector in Rwanda: A Response to Gender-Based Violence in the Workplace

Ana Perez, Senior Technical Gender Advisor, Energy, RTI; Associate Director, RTI Global Gender Center
3:00 Journey through Uganda: Addressing School-Related Gender-Based Violence

Julianne Norman, Education Analyst, RTI

3:40 PM  Recap & Closing