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Fighting the backlash against women

On International Women’s Day, ODI convenes a debate with activists and experts from around the world, exploring how to fight the backlash against women.


  1. You can watch the panel discussion here:
  2. Fighting the backlash against women - panel
  3. Or you can listen to the podcast here:
  4. Sara Pantuliano, Managing Director at ODI, delivered the introductory remarks and reflected on ODI's work on promoting women's rights.
  5. You can read ODI's latest report on tackling intimate violence in South Asia here:
  6. The chair of the event, Serena Kutchinsky, freelance journalist and editor, greeted and introduced the panel.
  7. Charlotte Bunch, Founding Director of the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University started the discussion by commenting on the recurring and new themes in the backlash against women.