2021 Global Women’s Rights Forum: Building an Integrated Support System for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Tanzania

Date/Time
Date(s) - Monday, March 8th, 2021
12:15 pm - 1:20 pm


The Global Women’s Rights Forum joins the celebrations and legacies of resistance centered on March 8th, International Women’s Day. The focus is global women’s rights, privileging and devoting special attention to the contexts and perspectives of women from marginalized cultures and displaced communities, outside and inside the United States.

Highlighted Panel: Building an Integrated Support System for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Tanzania

  • Time: Monday March 8th at 9:15am PST / 12:15pm EST. (register online here).
  • Speakers: Araika Zawadhafsa Mkulo, Emilia Siwingwa, Junayna Al Sheibani, Victoria Leonard, Lilian Mnabwiru
  • Description: This panel will showcase a budding multisectoral partnership to support survivors of sexual violence in Tanzania. In light of the prevalence of sexual violence and the lack of widespread or publicized support, Tanzanian activists, lawyers, psychologists, and healthcare professionals have joined forces to create a consortium where survivors can access legal counsel, psychological therapy, medical care, and funding support in one centralized hub.

Registration is required for all individual panels during the Forum on March 8 to March 9. To view and register for other panels, please click here.