VIDEO: Dr Purna Sen addressing the Masimanyane VAW policy discussion

UN Women's Director of Policy, Dr Purna Sen, was in East London on 2 August 2017, for high-level discussions on policy imperatives for eliminating violence against women. Dr Sen and a panel of women's rights activists and researchers, including Masimanayne Executive Director Dr Lesley Ann Foster, highlighted the tremendous challenges that remain to eradicate violence against women, amid an alarming rise in right wing or conservative governments around the world.

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