Traveling abroad for work? For vacation? Your young adult children going overseas to study abroad? What if the worst happens? American survivors of sexual assault will discuss the tremendous obstacles they faced trying to navigate complicated foreign law enforcement, medical, legal and social systems. They will also discuss the work they have each done for prevention and the holistic services now available to American sexual assault victims abroad.
Keri Potts, Corporate Communications Executive, survivor of sexual assault in Italy
Dulce Mange, LSCW, survivor of sexual assault in Cuba
Paula Lucas, Founder & Executive Director of Pathways to Safety International, survivor or domestic violence and marital rape in the United Arab Emirates
Introducer: Nadia Hashimi, Author, Advocate, Congressional Candidate
Pathways to Safety International empowers victims of interpersonal & gender based violence abroad. Pathways undertakes the global challenge of assisting victims who are enduring extreme suffering in isolated situations where support seems minimal and many obstacles block the path to safety. Services are provided 24/7/365 via technology on a global scale to American victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and forced marriage. www.pathwaystosafety.org
PRICE: $20 Members, $25 Non-members (includes light brunch)