Survivors Combat Gender Violence

A CSW65 Parallel Event

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

A ground-breaking forum of survivor leaders explores intersections of gender-based violence—from femicide, domestic violence, and sex trafficking to FGM and child marriage—and proposes actions to prevent abuse, empower women, and improve systematic response.


Co-Hosted by OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and Coalition Against Trafficking in Women


Sebiye Coskun, MD, RN,
Healthcare Professional and Women’s Rights Advocate

Kika Cerpa
Anti-Sex Trafficking Advocate

Jaha Dukureh
Founder, Safe Hands for Girls

Jacqueline Franchetti
Kyra’s Mom & Founder, Kyra’s Champions

Fraidy Reiss
Founder, Unchained At Last


Taina Bien-Aimé
Executive Director, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women

Mariama Diallo, LCSW
Co-Program Director, Sanctuary for Families