Laurie Matthew – Individual Award Nominee – 2010

Laurie is the International Manager of Eighteen And Under and the pioneer founder of the award winning and evidence-based Violence Is Preventable (VIP) project. She has dedicated most of her life working and offering support to vulnerable people and survivors of abuse. The VIP project which she developed is highly recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in violence and abuse prevention in the world. She has been very instrumental in steering Eighteen And Under and the VIP Project world wide with partnerships in Palestine, Poland, Italy, France, USA and expanding further with an aim of combating violence and abuse prevention.