Sunday, 24 November 2013

Elimination of Violence against Women

UNITE Violence against Women




Violence against the Women & girls is widespread along the nations, so to raise awareness UN observes  International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25.

The date marks the brutal assassination in 1960 of the three Mirabal sisters, political activists in the Dominican Republic.

Google Celebrates this with a Logo below the Google search icon.

Ending violence against women is one of UN Women’s key priority areas, with programmes addressing the pandemic implemented globally. UN Women also coordinates the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign and supports widespread social mobilization through its Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women social media platforms on Facebook and Twitter. In addition, UN Women manages the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women which commemorates its 17th anniversary in 2013.

As part of this year’s theme “Orange the World in 16 Days”, we invite you to wear orange – the official colour of the UNiTE campaign.


You can participate by submitting a photo with a message “ I wear orange because..”

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