CSW66 Parallel Event

Panel Discussion

Mitigating the Risks of Disaster for Gender Violence Survivors


A ground-breaking forum where gender violence experts will discuss the catastrophic impact of natural disasters and pandemics on marginalized women and girls.

Join us as we explore innovative strategies to mitigate these risks and provide victims with the resources they need for safety, healing, and empowerment.


Beatrice Dalencour-Turnier
Founder, KasiK Haiti

Jean Enriquez
Executive Director, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women – Asia-Pacific

Sarah E. Hayes
Deputy Director of Economic Empowerment Programs, Sanctuary for Families

Sheri Lochridge Combs
Human Trafficking Program Manager, Covenant House

Sonia Mansoor
Senior Manager of Public Benefits Legal Advocacy, Sanctuary for Families

Opening remarks by Jean D’Cunha, Senior Global Advisor on International Migration, UN Women


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

Genoveva Eguiguren
Communications Manager, Sanctuary for Families