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Sextortion Panel Highlights Blind Spot in Anti-Corruption Agenda

IAWJ Tanzania Chapter leader, Honorable Engera Kileo and IAWJ Senior Advisor, Nancy Hendry, featured in an opening day “game changer” session to highlight sextortion at the 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC).  A global conference of over 1000 government and NGO representatives and experts, the IACC is a biannual meeting held under the auspices of the UN and in collaboration with Transparency International to improve state party compliance to the UN Convention Against Corruption.  The IACC gave the IAWJ a global platform to refocus the way the anti-corruption community perceives corruption and its impact on women and girls, and to awaken the anti-corruption community to incorporate sextortion into the way they think, talk, collect data, and formulate anti-corruption strategies.  Read more