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Matthew

McVarish

Matthew is a strong human rights advocate and works internationally in human activism. Matthew walked 10,000 miles to every EU capital to speak publicly about his own experiences as a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. His talks as part of his award-winning project 'Road to Change' have been broadcast on TV, radio and in print in over 30 languages.  

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Encouraging various governments and parliaments to begin the discussion of abolishing their Statute of Limitations on victims reporting sexual crimes, Matthew was invited to speak at the United Nations and a personal audience with Pope Francis. Upon completing his walk, he returned to Strasbourg where he addressed the Council of Europe to encourage this crucial reform across all 47 European nations.

In recognition of his efforts, Matth...

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