International Campaign to Stop Rape


Fearless Leadership.


Activities of the International Campaign are overseen by a robust Steering Committee of renowned human rights experts and civil society leaders. The Steering Committee devotes significant time and resources to ensure that the goals of the Campaign are met. The Advisory Committee provides additional expertise and helps to coordinate our vast network of organizations and individuals working around the world to end sexual violence in conflict.


The Steering Committee


Joel Davis

The International Campaign


Rachel Vincent

Director of Advocacy and Media at the Nobel Women's Initiative


Susannah Sirkin

Director of International Policy at Physicians for Human Rights

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Cassandra Atlas

Director of Project Management at MADRE


Julienne Lusenge

President of SOFEPADI


Anna Tenuta

Senior Campaigns & Communication Manage at the Global Fund for Women


Liesl Gerntholtz

Executive Director of the Women's Rights Division at Human Rights Watch (HRW)


Tibisay Ambrosini

Head of Institutional Relations at Stop Rape Italia


Benjamin Duerr

Legal and Advocacy Officer at the Dr. Denis Mukwege Foundation

The Advisory Committee

Korto Williams ActionAid International
Paula Donovan & Stephen Lewis AIDS Free World
Widney Brown Amnesty International
Lydia Alpizar Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID)
Radhika Balakrishnan Center for Women’s Global Leadership
Bineta Diop Femmes Africa Solidarite
Shalini Nataraj Global Fund for Women
Francesca de Gasparis Green Belt Movement
Lisa VeneKlassen JASS
Patricia Guerrero Displaced Women’s League & Observatory Gender Democracy and Human Rights
Jody Williams, Shirin Ebadi, Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Mairead Maguire, Leymah Gbowee The Nobel Women's Initiative
Pat Mitchell Paley Center for Media
Ann Patterson Peace People
Fahima Hashim Salmmah Women’s Resource Centre & SuWEP
Dean Peacock Sonke Gender Justice Network
Lynne Twist Soul of Money Institute
Eve Ensler V-Day
Madeleine Rees Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
Maha Abu-Dayyeh Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counseling
Naw Htoo Paw Women’s League of Burma
Lauren Wolfe Women's Media Center's Women Under Siege Project
Jensine Larsen WorldPulse