Speakers

Adelaide de Sousa

Adelaide de Sousa is a Portuguese actress and TV show hostess that, since 1998, has developed extensive work has an advocate and supporter of social causes such as: The homeless,…

Alexandra Silva

Alexandra Silva, activist and researcher in the field of human rights of women and violence against women; trainer of gender equality. She has a Bachelor in Sociology. She is the…

Aline Rossi

Aline Rossi is a Brazilian feminist activist and member of the Feminist Assembly of Lisbon (Assembleia Feminista de Lisboa). Founder of the blog “Feminismo Com Classe” [Feminism With Class], author and translator…

Ana Sofia Fernandes

Ana Sofia Fernandes is Vice President of the European Women’s Lobby, Secretary-General of the Portuguese Platform for Women’s Rights and Advisor at the Portuguese Economic and Social Council. Between 2010…

Anna Zobnina

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Anna is the Strategy & Policy Coordinator of the European Network of Migrant Women (ENOMW)- a pan European migrant women led feminist platform that advocates…

Catríona Graham

Catríona Graham is Policy and Campaigns Officer with the European Women’s Lobby, the largest coalition for women’s rights in Europe. In this role Catríona coordinates the Lobby’s advocacy and campaigns…

Dália Rodrigues

Dália Rodrigues works for Ninho since 1995. She started by doing a curricular internship in the context of a Bachelor of Social Work, from which resulted the study “The good…

Eduarda Marques

Born in Guimarães, graduated in Philosophy from the Faculty of Philosophy of Braga of the Catholic University of Portugal and post graduated in Marketing with specialization in Relational Marketing and…

Florence Montreynaud

Florence Montreynayd is a French historian, linguist and feminist born in 1948. She launched on the 8th of March 1999 the manifest of the Chiennes de Garde (Female Watchdogs): “To…

Grégoire Théry

Grégoire Théry is the co-founder and executive director of CAP international, a coalition of 28 frontline NGOs providing direct assistance to victims of prostitution and trafficking in human beings for…

Gustavo Sampaio

Gustavo Sampaio (Coimbra, 1982) has a Bachelor degree in Journalism (Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra), a post-graduate degree in Human Rights (Law School of University…

Huschke Mau

Huschke Mau is a survivor, having been in prostitution for ten years, with many breaks. She studied in university and founded the activist group Netzwerk Ella, exclusively for women in…

Ilidiacolina Vera Cruz

Ilidiacolina Fátima dos Santos Vera Cruz, defender of the human rights of women, is against violence against women, gender-based violence and multiple discrimination. She has a Bachelor in Touristic Planning…

Lucas Chuffart

Lucas Chuffart, born in 1948. He was a facilitator of youth groups in various organizations. He spent a period in the Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo) from 1987 to…

Natacha Amaro

Natacha Amaro, 43 years old, senior technician, born in Lisbon. She has a Bachelor degree in International Relations and a post-graduate degree in European Studies. She was connected to the…

Nora Kiss

President of the Portuguese Network of Young People for Gender Equality. Political scientist and economist by training, Nora Kiss is a feminist activist working for the empowerment of young women….

Pedro Anastácio

Pedro Anastácio, 25 years old, is a lawyer with a Bachelor of Law, currently enrolled in the Master of Political Science and International Relations. He is a councilman in the…

Per-Anders Sunesson

Per-Anders Sunesson, who is a lawyer, has been working both in Sweden and internationally for more than 20 years with social and criminal policies, crime victims issues, children’s rights, legislation…

Pierrete Pape

Pierrette Pape is the chair of the frontline organization isala asbl, working on the ground to support and assist persons in prostitution in Belgium. She is the founder and coordinator…

Rachel Moran

Rachel Moran is an international speaker and abolitionist activist. She is the founding member of SPACE International and author of the bestselling ‘Paid For – My Journey Through Prostitution’. Her…

Raquel Abecasis

Maria Raquel Ferreira Castela Abecasis was a journalist for 28 years in Rádio Renascença, where she was a national and international reporter (she covered in particular the changes and conflicts…

Renate van der Zee

Renate van der Zee (57) is a Dutch journalist, writer and feminist activist. She writes for leading Dutch newspapers and magazines and for the English newspaper The Guardian. Her main…

Roxane Lundy

Roxane Lundy is a supporter of gender equality. She became politically active after becoming a member of the association “Osez le Féminisme”. During the summer of 2014, she worked with…

Sabrinna Valisce

Sabrinna Valisce experienced prohibition and full decriminalization in New Zealand. She also experienced partial legalization in Queensland and partial decriminalization in Sydney, Australia. During this time she volunteered with the…

Sandra Benfica

Sandra Cristina Rodrigues Benfica, member of the Secretariat and the National Council of Movimento Democrático de Mulheres – MDM. She coordinates intervention projects in the field of human trafficking and…

Sara Vicente Collado

Lawyer in practice since 2001. Feminist and activist for the right to equal opportunities between women and men. Coordinator of projects in the Commission for the Investigation of Mistreatment of…

Sodfa Daaji

Sodfa Daaji is a tunisian-italian feminist-abolitionist engaged in Europe and Africa. She advocates for women’s rights, and her activism focuses particularly on how culture, tradition and religion affect the achievement…

Susana Duarte

Susana Duarte was born in the town of Oeiras in 1989. She has a Bachelor in History and a post-graduate education in Documentation and Information Sciences in the School of…

Teresa Fragoso

Teresa Fragoso has been president of the Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality (CIG) since August 2016, following a previous tenure in the same position in 2011–2012. Ms Fragoso’s previous…

Viviane Teitelbaum

Viviane Teitelbaum is a member of the Regional Parliament of Brussels since 2004, where she chairs the committee on Environment & Energy and is deputy chair of the Committee on…