Together for Girls Panel at AIDS 2012: Taking Action to End Violence Against Girls
July 26, 2012
GlobalGirl Sthokozo Mabaso sits on Together for Girls panel “Taking Action to End Violence Against Girls” at the 2012 International AIDS Conference. Panelists discuss the lack of conversation about sexual violence. Consequences of ignoring sexual violence include the continuation of violence, increased health risks like HIV, as well as on-going emotional trauma.
Other panelists included: Lynsey Addario, Photojournalist, New York Times, National Geographic, Jan Beagle, Deputy Executive Director, UNAIDS Geeta Rao Gupta, Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF;Dr. Fatma Mrisho, Executive Chairperson, Tanzania Commission for AIDS,Gary Cohen, Executive Vice President, BD, and Michele Moloney-Kitts, Managing Director of Together for Girls.