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Vanessa Thevathasan

Freelance writer, Independent Consultant on the Rights and Protection of Women and Children in Conflict, Peacebuilding and Development.

Vanessa Thevathasan is a freelance researcher and writer. She currently works as a blog writer for International Women’s Initiative, a community interest company working towards the promotion of women's rights and gender equality. She also writes for the Centre for Armed Violence Reduction. She writes about the impact of conflict on women and children and focuses on raising awareness about the many challenges women and girls face in daily life, including health, sexual based violence and economic security.