UN Secretary General gives shout out to Gratitude Network Fellow: ElsaMarie D’Silva
“People like Elsa Marie D’Silva from India (…) are mobilizing thousands of young people around the world to break the silence and end gender-based violence” Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General
UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday November 22, 2022 gave a shout out to Indian gender activist and social entrepreneur Elsa Marie D’Silva for her efforts towards combating gender-based violence, saying examples such as hers fill him with hope for the future.
“I am thinking of people like Elsa Marie D’Silva from India, who co-founded a platform that crowdsources and maps sexual violence and harassment. Her efforts are mobilizing thousands of young people around the world to break the silence and end gender-based violence,” Guterres said in his opening remarks at the 9th Global Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations in Fez, Morocco.
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