International Day to End Violence against Women.

were never everFlashback ~ I thought I would reblog one of last years Post, Nov 25, 2014 for “International Day to End Violence against Women“.

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#Orangeurhood Today, 25 November, is the International Day to End Violence against women and girls. To mark the day, UN Women encourages you to โ€œorange your neighbourhoodโ€ and raise awareness about the #16days of Activism against Gender Violence which follow (ending on 10 December โ€œHuman Rights Dayโ€

Untitled-2 Violence against women and girls is a global pandemic that destroys lives, fractures communities and holds back development, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said as the world body today marked the International Day to End Violence against Women.
โ€œBut violence against women and girls does not emerge from nowhere. It is simply the most extreme example of the political, financial, social and economic oppression of women and girls worldwide,โ€ Mr. Ban said at an Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) event at Headquarters.
Joining Mr. Ban at todayโ€™s panel discussion were UN Women Executive-Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka; First Lady of New York, Chirlane McCray, andโ€ฆ

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