NCD Child presents talk on the importance of including youth voices on gender-based violence and maltreatment of young people

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Following prompts for a deeper look into these topics, NCD Child, the University of Miami and the Lancet Commission on Gender-based Violence and Maltreatment of Young People presented a youth panel inviting perspectives on gender-based violence and maltreatment of young people, including the diverse voices of young people and survivors of violence and maltreatment.

The webinar looked at prevention frameworks and support strategies across the life course, with a special focus on the COVID-19 era, and with an eye to engaging young people as active and positive change agents.

Agenda:

12:00 – 12:15 p.m. – Welcome and Introductions
12:15 – 12:40 p.m. – Speaker presentations
12:40 – 1:20 p.m. – Panel discussions and Q&A
1:20 – 1:30 p.m. – Wrap up and closing remarks

Speakers:

Dr. Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation (guest speaker)
Grace Gatera, Commissioner, Lancet Commission on Gender-based Violence and Maltreatment of Young People Sarah Bogelund Dokkedahl, Researcher and Psychologist, University of Southern Denmark
Mphokuhle Mabhena–Lunga, Regional Coordinator, Sonke Gender Justice
Dr. Amiya Bhatia, Epidemiologist, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Introductions by Dr. Felicia Knaul, Co-Chair, Lancet Commission on Gender-based Violence and Maltreatment of Young People
Moderated by Dr. Marie Hauerslev, Chair, NCD Child with Q&A moderated by Dr. Nicholas Metheny, University of Miami
Closing by Dr. Flavia Bustreo, Co-Chair, Lancet Commission on Gender-based Violence and Maltreatment of Young People

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