Awareness actions

Breaking Silence Surrounding Rape.

On 6 March 2014, on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, for the first time in Europe, the Kering Foundation showed the documentary BRAVE MISS WORLD directed by Cecilia Peck. This event kicked off a screening cycle organized in Kering brands from around the world. 250 people already participated to the awareness action and the cycle goes on until end of 2014.

BRAVE MISS WORLD tells the story of Linor Abargil who was abducted and raped two months before being crowned Miss World in 1998. Ten years later, she is ready to talk about it and encourage other victims to speak out. She travels to meet teens in South Africa – a country where girls are statistically more likely to be raped than educated. She visits US college campuses where women describe a campus culture that fails to take assaults seriously. The documentary follows Linor’s fight for convicting the assailant and the difficulties she and other victims face to survive despite the trauma created by rape.

Linor Abargil met the communications team of Kering during an interview for the KMagazine.

Partner :
Brave Miss World
Place :
Mission :
Raising awarenes of sexual violence
Start date :
March 2014
Beneficiaries :
Kering employees and large public