Trust Women Conference 2013 liveblog

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Tuesday, 3 December 2013 09:42 GMT

A woman participates in a march to celebrate International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Nov. 25, 2013. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

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The Trust Women conference is a gathering with one main goal: action.

Women’s rights campaigners and leaders in the fields of law, finance, business, technology and government are coming together in London on December 3 and 4 to forge strategic commitments to empower women to know and defend their rights.

The key themes of the conference are:

- Modern-day slavery in the supply chain

- First-hand accounts from human trafficking survivors

- Prosecuting violence against women: a comparison of the US, UK, India and South Africa

- What went wrong: unintended consequences of healthcare policies

- The impact of the Arab Spring on women's rights

- Fighting modern-day slavery

Follow the proceedings on our live blog.

You can also watch the sessions live here:


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