Sexual Violence in Conflict

GMU held a webinar on ‘Sexual Violence as a War tactic’ aimed at discussing the gender aspect in conflict which was open to individuals from governmental departments, academia and civil society in Malta. 

The speakers included:

  • ​​Mr John Busuttil (Director Global Issues, MFET) who spoke about the WPS agenda within MFET
  • ​Dr Bryony Balzia Bartolo who focused on the legal aspects of sexual violence
  • ​Ms Michelle Calleja Chehab (IOM) who spoke about IOM’s experiences with sexual violence and conflict 
  • ​Ms Daryna Mizina (Amnesty International Ukraine) who spoke about sexual violence in Ukraine

The event was moderated by Dr Valentina Cassar who is a senior lecturer at the Department of International Relations.