Event: Revenge Porn: The New Law

by | Apr 15, 2015

 

Seminar April 23, 2015 3:30-6pm

Attend if you want to:

  • Hear a survivor tell her story of fighting to reclaim her dignity
  • Learn about the new law criminalising revenge pornography
  • Find out more about the operations of the new Revenge Porn Helpline
  • Debate with experts about further legal reform
  • Get involved in the next steps for public and educational campaigns

Panel to include:

  • Chrissy, a victim of revenge pornography
  • Professors Clare McGlynn and Erika Rackley, experts on pornography law, who worked with EVAW and Rape Crisis on the ‘stop rape porn’ campaign
  • Dr Ann Olivarius, experienced litigator who represents victims of revenge porn
  • Sarah Green, Acting Director of the End Violence Against Women Coalition

In the summer of 2013, actor and singer Chrissy received a message from one of her fans warning that pornographic videos of her were being distributed online. To her horror, Chrissy discovered that the videos had been online for a year and a half and had been uploaded by a bitter ex-boyfriend. Since then, Chrissy has been fighting for justice and now wants to raise awareness by sharing her story.

Venue: David Napier & Harry Ricardo Rooms, One Bird Cage Walk, Westminster, London SW1H 9JJ Free admission & open to the public. RSVP at rsvp@mcolaw.com.

This event is co-hosted with End Violence Against Women, The University of Durham, the University of Birmingham and McAllister Olivarius

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