PSVI Conference Session: The power of education to prevent conflict-related sexual violence

Date: Nov 29, 2022
Time: 16.15 – 17.30 GMT
Address: QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, Conference Room 1
Organizer: UK Government (FCDO), Safe to Learn (STL), Global Partnership for Education (GPE), Education Cannot Wait (ECW), Brave Movement/Together for Girls

The Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) Conference 2022, hosted by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCDO) is taking place 28-29 November. The conference aims to encourage global action to stop Conflict-Related Sexual Violence,  bringing together hundreds of delegates from around the world to showcase progress and secure commitments from the international community.

The ‘power of education to prevent conflict-related sexual violence’ session aims to showcase the protective and preventative power of education as part of the solution to ending sexual violence in conflict.

The session will feature young leaders and survivors of sexual violence outlining their solutions for preventing sexual violence in and through education, and building gender responsive and transformative, as well as resilient, crisis-proof education systems. 

Policymakers will be invited to respond to their ideas and set out their vision and approach to building education systems that are gender transformative and put the safety and wellbeing of children front and centre. 


  • Josephine Kamara, Purposeful and GPE Youth Leader
  • Alicia Herbert, FCDO Director and Special Envoy for Gender Equality


  • David Sengeh, Minister of Education for Sierra Leone
  • Suresh Chhetry, Brave Movement
  • Nadine Tunasi, Survivor Champion
  • Yasmine Sherif, Education Cannot Wait and representative of the Safe to Learn partners