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TENDER LECTURE KEY SPEAKER ANNOUNCED

OLIVIA COLMAN CONFIRMS INVOLVEMENT IN TENDER ANNUAL LECTURE

AS CLARE SHORT IS ANNOUNCED AS KEY SPEAKER

Keir Starmer to present

Tender is proud to welcome Clare Short as key speaker for the Tender Lecture on the subject of ‘Being Brave’. The lecture will explore the bravery of standing up for your beliefs- from national politics to the classroom. Clare will be introduced by Keir Starmer, former Director of Public Prosecution, and supported by Hannah Lily Lanyon, a member of Tender’s Youth Board.

The event will also be a time to officially introduce our new Patron, Olivia Colman.

The Tender Lecture will be held on 10th December from 6:30-8:30 at the Wellcome Trust. Canapés and drinks will be served. Tickets are on sale to the public for this event and are available now via Eventbrite. Search ‘Tender Lecture’ or visit bit.ly/1w119Wz

Clare Short is a former MP, published author, and brave campaigner, well known for her No More Page 3 campaign. She has won many awards including Channel 4 Political Book of the Year and the Wilberforce Medal for her work in International Development, Human Rights and Democracy.  Clare was also awarded an Honorary Fellowship of UNICEF in 2003 among many other accolades.

For over a decade Tender, shortlisted for a Guardian Charity Award this year, has been working to prevent domestic and sexual violence in the lives of young people. Last year alone, we reached 17,356 young people and the Tender Lecture is a time to celebrate the bravery it takes to stand up to these issues in your community.

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TENDER LECTURE DETAILS

  • 10th December
  • 6:30-8:30
  • Wellcome Trust- Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE

 “We believe domestic and sexual violence represent two of the most common and unspoken violations of human rights in the UK. Every week two women are murdered by their partners or ex-partners. By working with young people, we are working with the future of society and believe that over time we will be instrumental in saving lives.” – Susie McDonald, Chief Executive

To learn more about Tender visit www.tender.org.uk or call 0207 697 4279

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