Women's Forum  Singapore 2024

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SUKKI

I See Her

Award-winning screenwriter/director, producer and activist on women's rights and inclusivity

Description

SUKKI is a writer/director, producer and humanitarian, best known for her award-winning short film, 'I See Her', and for her work on Netflix. A renowned campaigner on women's rights, SUKKI is the Global Ambassador of The Sharan Project, The Women of the Future international program and a passionate advocate for inclusive representation of women, especially women of colour, in film and television. Her unwavering commitment to women’s issues has earned her numerous awards including a Generation T Award and an invite to both Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament in London in recognition for her outstanding contribution to tackling gender-based violence through culture.

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Impact Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
5:00 PM5:45 PM
Online

Digital violence: Battling backlash to women’s rights online

SUKKI I See HerAward-winning screenwriter/director, producer and activist on women's rights and inclusivitySaumya BaijalVIRTUE Strategy LeadNoelle MartinUWA Tech & Policy LabResearcher, activist, and lawyerChloé VialardA&O Shearman Lawyer and Women's Forum 2023 Rising Talent
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Women’s rights must be protected online as well as offline. However, according to Plan International, over 50% of girls around the world have been harassed online and this is worse where they are politically outspoken, disabled, Black or identify as LGBTIQ+. What is the role of internet ‘hashtivism’ in educating for change and feminist dialogue? How can women be better equipped to combat this violence?
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