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Whether at home, on the streets or during war, violence against women is a global pandemic that takes place in public and private spaces. Together we can and must end this pandemic.
Prevention is the 2015 theme of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November and of the UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign’s 16 days call for action.
originally posted by: TechniXcality
a reply to: DOCHOLIDAZE1
Generally, being psychically weaker is not sexist jab and says nothing about other strengths women and individuals have and often times more so then men.
Let's not be rediculously politically correct the victims of abuse are often women and children, (not that men do not get abused) therefor my statement stands.
originally posted by: DOCHOLIDAZE1
a reply to: Kester
when do we have an international day for ending violence against people(and more specifically, people that are different than you, and live live in different place with different stuff)?
im sorry im dreaming lets just focus on about half the population
Faustine Douillard, a social worker for the NGO France Terre d’Asile (France, Land of Asylum), visits the camp every day to advise those claiming asylum in France.
“I have to go through the men to speak to the women,” she says. “They don’t know their rights, and that makes them very vulnerable.”
Some are forced to take on male "protectors", who demand sexual favours in return.