#ViolenceAgainstWomen is unacceptable and can be prevented!

End #ViolenceAgainstWomen today

Malala Yousafzai Addresses Youth Assembly at UN on Her Birthday, 12 July. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Every year, at least two million women and girls are trafficked into prostitution, forced slavery, and servitude. Up to 60 percent of women experience some form of physical or sexual abuse during their lifetime. This is unacceptable.

On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women we call for renewed efforts to end violence against women. Men and boys must be part of the solution!

Join us & help to end violence against women!


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Support the UNiTE Campaign ‘Orange Your World’. The United Nations Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign aims to raise public awareness for preventing and ending all forms of violence against women and girls in all parts of the world.

Also get involved on Facebook and on Twitter via #orangeurworld.

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Ring the Bell & Make Your Promise Now

To end violence against women, men and boys must be part of the solution. We all have a responsibility to prevent violence and speak up. One Million Men - One Million Promises calls on men worldwide to promise to take concrete action to end violence against women. Share yours here: more


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Support Antonio Banderas & Donate Your Facebook & Twitter Profile

Share his video on your Facebook timeline and Twitter page or just copy & paste this tweet:

Real men don’t hit women! Join @UNDP Ambassador Antonio Banderas to end #ViolenceAgainstWomen undp.org/stoptheviolence #16days

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Download & Share a Song for Women

On International Women’s Day, share & download the day's theme song "One Woman" and support our colleagues at UN Women! more

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UNiTE To  End Violence Against Women

The United Nations Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign aims to raise public awareness and increase political will and resources for preventing and ending all forms of violence against women and girls in all parts of the world. more

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Join Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women

Say NO - UNiTE is an online platform for advocacy and action on ending violence against women and girls, supporting social mobilization efforts of the UN Secretary-General's UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign. Join this global network of activists, organizations and governments and take action!

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