16 Days of Activism Campaign Events with Global Women’s Studies, NUI Galway

Dec 19 2017 Posted: 13:09 GMT

On Wednesday, December 6 2017, the guided walk on campus with stops to learn more about Gender-Based Violence in Education in Ireland and internationally began and ended  at the Emily Anderson Concert Hall as part of this year’s 16 days activism against gender based violence.

The event organised by Global Women’s Studies and the MA in Gender, Globalisation and Rights programme, School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI Galway addresses gender based violence in education and sexual assault and medical intervention.

Lindsey Bacigal, MA in Gender, Globalisation and Rights; Dr. Amie Lajoie, School of Political Science and Sociology; Dr. Kieran Kennedy, School of Medicine/Sexual Assault Treatment Unit; and Dr. Nata Duvvury, Global Women's Studies spoke at the event.

Ceremonial Lighting of the Quadrangle also took place as part of the ‘Orange the World’ Campaign. There were enlightening addresses by Prof. Niamh Reilly, School of Political Science and Sociology and Prof. Anne Scott, Vice-President of Equality.

The event was concluded with a Bake Sale in aid of Galway Rape Crisis Centre and Plan International at Emily Anderson Concert Hall.