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16 Days Campaign Panel Discussion

16 Days Campaign Panel Discussion

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  • Sun 6 Dec ’20, 3:30pm – 5:30pm


Ellen Melville Centre, Cnr High St & Freyberg Plce, Auckland CBD



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  • Free Admission


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Auckland Youth and Shakti Youth are holding a panel discussion to mark the 16 Days Campaign.

Main Themes: sexual and gender-based violence against women and gender diverse, racism in Aotearoa, and ILO190 - ending violence at work.

The panel will address the main issues and open the discussion to include: Women, girls and gender diverse, Issues for Maori and Pasifika women, Young migrant WOC, Issues for women with disabilities, Identity-related issues, Youth prostitution, Youth in poverty and the Living Wage.

The confirmed panellists are:

MP Jan Logie: Jan worked for Women’s Refuge, the New Zealand University Students’ Association, the YWCA and numerous other social causes before entering Parliament in 2011. She also has a proud history as a volunteer - for Youthline, Help Sexual Abuse Crisis Line, Wellington Rape Crisis Board and others. Combining her big picture thinking with her experience of helping individuals personally gives Jan a uniquely caring and practical political perspective. In Parliament she has been a champion for people and families affected by domestic and sexual violence.

Camille Nakhid: Associate Professor at the AUT School of Social Sciences and Public Policy. She has done extensive research into Māori and Pasifika educational achievement; family and community among Pasifika youth; factors impacting on migrant resettlement; and culturally relevant research methodologies.

Shaneel Lal: Youth MP and advocate for the rights of LGBTQI youth and intersectional justice. Shaneel also co-lead the “End of Conversion Therapy” campaign advocating for an individual’s right to their sexual orientation, identity and gender expression.

Carol Anne: Director of Dear Em, a platform that provides resources and support for girls and young women with a range of issues including mental, sexual and social health.

Saunoamaali’I Karanina Sumeo: Equal Employment Opportunities Officer at the Human Rights Commission. She has worked to promote the economic and social development of marginalized groups particularly women, Pacific people, and youth.

Organised by a diverse group of young women activists who want an end to sexual and gender-based violence against women and girls.

We will also Livestream the event as seating is limited. First come first serve.

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