Special Announcement

Domestic Violence: The Role of Laws and Social Norms

 
Domestic Violence: The Role of Laws and Social Norms
Sponsored by: the Legal Vice Presidency, Health and Safety Directorate, the Gender Based Violence Thematic Group (Gender Group) and Women Business and the Law
When and Where: TBA
 
AGENDA
 
1:30 pm Presentation of the Compendium of International and National Legal Frameworks on Domestic Violence
Sandie Okoro, Senior Vice President and Group General Counsel, World Bank, Isabella Micali Drossos, Senior Counsel, World Bank
 
1:40 pm Panel discussion on the Role of Laws and Social Norms in Domestic Violence
  •  Sandie Okoro, Senior Vice President and Group General Counsel, World Bank
  •  Diana Arango, Senior Gender Specialist, World Bank
  •  Tovah Kasdin, Domestic Violence Attorney, Health & Safety Development, World Bank
  •  Malahat Baig-Amin, Lead Clinician for Domestic Abuse Prevention, World Bank
Moderated by: Paula Tavares, Senior Private Sector Development Specialist, World Bank
 
2:40 pm Coffee Break
 
3:00 pm Screening of “A Better Man” , a film that shifts the conversation on violence against women
 
4:00 pm Discussion with Christine Kleckner, Producer of “A Better Man” (via videoconference)
 
RSVP Contact: Georgina Wiese at gwiese@worldbank.org 
 
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