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Violence Against Women

To Eliminate Violence Against Women: Educate, Empower and Eradicate

The UN marks November 25 every year as International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which also begins the "16 Days of Activism" campaign counting down to Human Rights Day on December 10.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The statistics are staggering: Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten. Globally at least one in every three women has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused during her lifetime, most likely by a member of her own family.  More than car acciidents, miuggings, and rapes combined, domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women.  So what can be done about it?

 

A Call to Action: Taking a Stand Against Gender-Based Violence

Join a discussion hosted by The New Republic and CARE on September 19th as they explore through discussion how to end gender-based violence, and how to harness a growing global movement to effect change.

No More Day

Some people have trouble saying "No" for fear of seeming mean or unkind, but on No More Day, individuals are encouraged to do just that- say "No".

 

No More Day is a symbol to end domestic violence and sexual assualt, backed by many organizations, such as the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence

Start of Ring the Bell Campaign: Recruiting One Million Men and Boys to Pledge to Help End Violence Against Women

This International Women's Day the New Delhi-based organization Breakthrough/Bell Bijao will kick off an ambitious, year-long cultural and media campaign to recruit one million men and boys to make a promise to act to end violence against women.   It will intensify the organization's award-winning

One Billion Rising: As Seen From Everywhere