Betiel Baraki has taken on the role of Campaigns and Outreach Officer, and Sarah Mathewson
is our new Campaigns and Policy Officer.
Sarah Mathewson has spent the last few years as the Africa Programme Coordinator at Anti-Slavery International, where she continues to work on a part-time basis.
manages programmes aimed at eradicating descent-based slavery (a form of slavery that mainly affects women), forced marriage and forced child begging in West Africa.
Prior to joining Anti-Slavery, Sarah worked for Child Soldiers International and Human Rights Watch.
She also lived in Senegal for several years, during which she worked for the Department of Social and Human Sciences at UNESCO.
Sarah holds an MSc from the London School of Economics and an MA from the University of Edinburgh.
is currently based in London.
Both Betiel and Sarah
are passionate, dedicated feminists, who will be a real asset to OBJECT
, and who will develop and spread the word about our work, and we are delighted to welcome them to the team!
Our new team members, Betiel Baraki and Sarah Mathewson
, spoke to a packed hall about our campaigns, and in particular our work against media sexism following the Leveson Inquiry, and about sexism and racism in music videos.