Role of Men in ending Violence Against Women


To end the year and close #sayftychat on a high note we invited guest Ravi Karkara from the UN women to discuss the “Role of Men in ending Violence Against Women”

Ravi Karkara (@ravikarkara) is a trained social worker with commitment to advance human rights, participation, inclusion and gender equality, accountability and social justice. He serves as a Senior Adviser Strategic Partnership & Advocacy to the Assistant Secretary-General/Deputy Executive Director of UN-Women. He has worked with several organizations on gender mainstreaming with a specific focus on children, youth, women – UN Women, He has been advocating the role of boys and men in gender equality from a life-cycle and gender transformative approach. He is also the recipient of prestigious NOVUS Award.  Ravi is co-chairs the Policy Strategy Group for – largest UN & civil society data-curation-visualization Big Data platform.

This was Sayfty’s most engaging chat in 2015 with 745 tweets in an hour, trending both in India and the US. We thank Ravi and all those who participated to make this chat a huge success.

Here is a recap of the twitter chat: