The fight against gender based violence

  • Kate Maddams


For most of us, the idea of eliminating worldwide violence against women is well and truly in the too hard basket. But not for feminist icon Dr Emma Fulu.

Dr Emma Fulu is a feminist activist, social entrepreneur and one of the world’s leading experts on violence against women. She is the founder and Executive Director of the Equality Institute, a global feminist agency dedicated to the prevention of violence against women and girls. She is also the co-founder of VOICE, a non-profit organisation that works with women and girls in conflict and disaster settings to amplify their solutions to violence in their own communities.

In August 2020 she was interviewed by Kate Maddams. They discussed Dr Fulu’s work, the gendered impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and how medical students can help end violence against women.

How to Cite
Maddams , K. (2020). The fight against gender based violence. AMSA Journal of Global Health, 14(2). Retrieved from