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160 Girls Podcast

160 Girls Podcast

By the equality effect
The 160 Girls Podcast is an accompaniment to the equality effect's 160 Girls Virtual Justice Clubs e-learning curriculum. Each episode is a conversation between individuals who share a passion for gender equality and women and girls' rights. Topics of discussion include fighting for justice for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence, holding perpetrators accountable and working to prevent sexual violence.
Episode 12: Human Rights Law Professors
In this episode, we speak to human rights law professors Winnie Kamau and Jennifer Koshan about the classes they teach and their involvement in the 160 Girls legal victory. They also share their observations about how institutional betrayal can prevent survivors of sexual/gender-based violence from achieving justice. 
March 29, 2021
Episode 11: Human Rights Lawyers
This episode is an interview between human rights lawyers Mary Eberts and Muthomi Thiankolu about private settlements and obstruction of justice in sexual assault cases. They describe how they have helped their clients through these issues and share advice for young people who hope to work in the field of human rights law. 
March 27, 2021
Episode 10: Equality Effect Legal Interns
In this episode, we speak to former e2 legal interns, Deborah Sarange, Julia Green and Jenna Kara, about the most important lessons they learned from their internships, including some of the reasons why perpetrators choose to rape children. 
March 24, 2021
Episode 8: Human Rights Activists
In this episode of the 160 Girls Podcast, we speak with human rights activists Kim Bernhardt and Patricia Nyaundi about the proudest and most challenging moments of their careers, their favourite 160 Girls memories and their advice for young social justice advocates. 
March 10, 2021
Episode 7: Artists
In this episode, we speak to artists Brian Otieno and Andrea Dorfman. They have both created beautiful photos, videos, films, illustrations and artwork for the equality effect. We discuss the ways in which art can play a role in empowering women and girls, especially survivors of sexual violence.  
March 03, 2021
Episode 6: Measurement Experts
In this episode, we talk to measurement experts Griffins Manguro and Susan Wright about their careers in the measurement field and the work they've done with the equality effect. We also discuss the topic of boys as survivors of sexual violence, which is the subject of lesson 6 in the Virtual Justice Club curriculum.
February 03, 2021
Episode 5: Equality Effect Volunteers
In this episode, we talk to Elizabeth Archampong and Jacquie Labatt, who have both volunteered with the equality effect for many years. We also discuss the Virtual Justice Club lesson 5 topic, survivor shaming. 
January 20, 2021
Episode 3: Justice Club Student Leaders
In this special episode, we speak with four Virtual Justice Club student leaders: Metrine, Ramon, Kevin, Valentine and Velma. They share their thoughts on the VJC's, and explain what they hope to learn this year through their involvement in the Clubs. This episode accompanies lesson 3 of the VJC curriculum, which is called "Good Touch vs. Bad Touch." We  also discussed this topic during our conversation to get the student leaders' perspective on it. 
January 06, 2021
Episode 2: Police Officers
In this episode, we speak with Kenyan police officer Florence Kinyua and Canadian police officer Tom McCluskie about their careers in law enforcement. Specifically, we discuss their  work on cases of sexual and gender-based violence. Florence and Tom have both been involved with the 160 Girls Police Training Program for many years, and they share their insights and hopes for the role that police officers can play in supporting survivors of sexual violence, and helping them access justice.
December 23, 2020
Episode 1: 160 Girls Project Background
In this episode, we speak with the CEO of the equality effect, Fiona Sampson, and the equality effect's National Coordinator in Kenya, Kula Roba Wako. Fiona and Kula talk about their experiences working on the 160 Girls Project and share stories from the original court case that have stuck with them. They also discuss what they hope the Virtual Justice Club student leaders will take away from the program, and they tell us about their personal human rights heroes. Thank you for listening! 
June 02, 2020