The camera can witness, capture and document so much that is amazing about our world and its peoples. A celebration of who we are and what we have achieved.
It can also be a vehicle for adding voice to those issues in the world we need to acknowledge, face up to and put right.
Mary Thompson is a keen amateur photographer and loves documenting women's protest and fight for liberation. The series of images she will show at the Conference reflects the passion and commitment of women from all walks of life to come together to demand the end of male violence against women.