Monthly Meeting:  January 27, 2022 (online)

Protecting Women and Children around the World from Exploitation

Joyita Ambett

Date:             Thursday, January 27, 2022

Time:             7:00–9:00 p.m.

Place:             Zoom (Link will be sent about 30 minutes before event start.)

Cost:              FEW members: FREE

                       Nonmembers (women only): ¥1,000 (to be paid by midnight, January 26)

Register:        By Wednesday, January 26, midnight

It is easy to be lulled by the relative safety of Japan. Living here, you may not have given much thought to the protection of women and children in our communities.

This month's speaker, Joyita Ambett, will speak on the abuse, exploitation, and violence against children and women in our communities, both in private and public spaces. Joyita is committed to promote education around these issues and strengthen safety and protection mechanisms for women and children around the world.

While highlighting the many forms of exploitation and abuse, both globally and locally, Joyita will stress the collective responsibility and personal engagement needed to create a safer world. She will address the question that we all hold: what can be done? And we hope you will leave the meeting wondering: how can I help?

The Speaker

Joyita Ambett has over 19 years experience working on issues of gender equity and child protection with specific focus on Gender Based Violence. A passionate seeker of social justice, she has co-founded two not-for-profit organisations to tackle issues of child sexual abuse, human trafficking, and online abuse and exploitation against children and young adults. She has led teams to rescue over 5000 victims of violence and abuse, providing rehabilitation support and implementing interventions to deter criminal networks. In the last few years, Joyita's passion has led her to work with diverse communities educating and advocating for active and effective prevention and response mechanisms.

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