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Episode Summary

It’s Women’s History Month and March 8th is International Women’s Day and I can’t think of a better person to highlight than Dr. Daniela Ligiero, the CEO and co-founder of Together For Girls. She is a leader in the fight against violence against children and dismantling the taboos around the topic of sexual abuse against girls.

Episode Notes

In this episode, you’ll be inspired and motivated to take action! There are so many ways we can all help end sexual violence and how we, as survivors, can overcome our challenges and thrive!

We talked about Daniela’s journey from survivor to thriver to warrior.

Daniela shared the many ways that Together for Girls is making a difference all around the world.

We discussed the different strategies we can all apply in our lives on micro and macro levels to end sexual violence.

We talked about what kind of support we all need to develop our own resiliency and determination to thrive and help prevent abuse for others.

And we spoke about what the future looks like when we all band together. Collectively, as a global community, we can all make an impact.

Let me be clear- this is not a Hallmark card statement- this is truth and a statement for action!

ABOUT DR. DANIELA LIGIERO

Dr. DanielaLigiero is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Together for Girls, a global, public-private partnership dedicated to ending violence against children, especially sexual violence against girls. The partnership includes five UN agencies, the governments of the United States and Canada, several private sector organizations and more than 20 country governments in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, working together to generate comprehensive data and solutions to this public health and human rights epidemic. Dr. Ligiero also serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children.

WEBSITE:
http://togetherforgirls.org/

FACEBOOK:
https://www.facebook.com/togetherforgirls

TWITTER:
https://twitter.com/together4girls

Also mentioned in the episode:
http://www.metoomvmt.org

THIS EPISODE WAS SPONSORED BY:
CONSENTwear™ and CONSENTparenting™

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