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

Steering Committee Coordinator,
Executive Director of Youth to End Sexual Violence


Jody Williams

Steering Committee Member,
Nobel Peace Laureate and Chair at Nobel Women's Initiative


Susannah Sirkin

Steering Committee Member,
Director of International Policy at Physicians for Human Rights


Yifat Susskind

Steering Committee Member,
Executive Director of MADRE


Julienne Lusenge

Steering Committee Member,
President of SOFEPADI


Anna Tenuta

Steering Committee Member,
Senior Campaigns & Communication Manage at Global Fund for Women


Liesl Gerntholtz

Steering Committee Member,
Executive Director of the Women's Rights Division at Human Rights Watch


Tibisay Ambrosini

Steering Committee Member,
Head of Institutional Relations at Campagna Italiana


Benjamin Duerr

Steering Committee Member,
Legal and Advocacy Office of the Dr. Denis Mukwege Foundation

The Advisory Committee


Rada Borić

Advisory Committee Member,
Executive Director of Croatia's Centre for Women's Studies


Louise Allen

Advisory Committee Member,
Executive Coordinator of NGO Working Group on Women, Peace, and Security


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
Leymah Gbowee, Shirin Ebadi & Rigoberta Menchú Tum Nobel Women's Initiative
Patricia Guerrero Displaced Women’s League & Observatory Gender Democracy and Human Rights
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
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