International Women's Day Profile: Humanitarian Women's Network

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In honor of International Women’s Day we’re speaking to women all over the world who are working to advance equality for women and girls. In this episode we speak with the founders of the Humanitarian Women’s Network, a 4200-member and growing, global network of professional women working in the aid and development sector. Elisabeth Faure, Rosalia Gitau, Capucine de Fouchier, Anika Kristic, Sabina Robillard joined us to discuss their 2016 survey on female aid workers which assessed the impacts of discrimination and harassment, sexual aggression and assault, reporting mechanisms and adjudication, and the impact of sexual harassment and assault on professional and personal well-being.

Click here for more information about the Humanitarian Women's Network and their report.

This podcast features expert commentary from the founders of the Humanitarian Women's Network:

Elisabeth Faure
United Nations Country Director and Representative for Bolivia
Capucine de Fouchier 
Staff Counselling and 
Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Specialist  

Rosalia Gitau
Chief Operating Officer, Solevolt 
Anika Kristic
Country Director for South Sudan,
Action Against Hunger  


Sabina Robillard
Operations Officer, HDPI  



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