Our speaker this evening was Sharon Benning-Prince

Wed 20th November 2019 at 19.30 - 22.00

Sharon came to talk about her work as a human rights lawyer with the Medaille Trust and International Justice Mission on 20th November.

Sharon

Sharon Benning-Prince has been involved in anti-trafficking and female empowerment work since 2008.  She is a practising lawyer and has worked with various companies in relation to their supply chains, transparency and ethical policies, including working on the Rana Plaza factory collapse and compensation scheme with Primark.  She is also involved in several female empowerment projects that include living wage for garment workers and ensuring equal rights for women in the garment industry.
She has further written and trained on the modern slavery act and compliance and provides pro-bono assistance to the International Justice Mission (https://www.ijm.org/) and is an anti-slavery envoy for the Medaille Trust.
In addition to her legal qualification, Sharon also holds a post graduate degree in Slavery and Liberation and she has an incredible passion for human rights and female empowerment and works closely with the Circle NGO, a platform for women empowering women and to give a voice to those without a voice.
Further information can be found on: sharon@benningprince.com  https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharon-benning-prince-775178b.