Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities and Counseling Line for Women and Girls, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Trust Fund against Violence against Women organized today the national conference “Violence is crime! Act Now!
With 41% of the country being under the age of 15, the National Women's Machinery (NWM) in Timor-Leste, in collaboration with the Dili District Administration, launched 16 Days Campaign this year in Manleuana School in Dili District on 26 November, with events supported by UN Women and UNFPA.
As part of the 16 days of Activism Against Gender Violence, UN Women in South Africa has partnered with the City of Johannesburg, Mercedes Benz Sandown and Harley Davidson as well as civil society organizations, to organize Ride On.
Every year, Prajnya organises the 16 Days Campaign against Gender Violence between 25 November and 10 December in Chennai, India. We do this primarily to create platforms for frank, open conversations about the different forms of violence that women are vulnerable to, and are often forced to remain silent about. Our goal is t
As part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign, the Algerian Parliament organized on 8 December 2011 an open day at the National People’s Assembly. Members of parliament, representatives of the media and various associations were present.
In the Ghanaian capital Accra, a men’s march was organized to raise awareness of and put an end to gender-based violence in the country. Over 300 men came together and marched through the main high street of the city in a strong statement of no tolerance.
UN Women in Georgia, along with partners, is leading efforts to prevent and address domestic violence. The Project SHiEld – Enhancing Prevention and Response to Domestic Violence in Georgia (funded by Sida) – established two shelters and a nation-wide hotline for the victims/survivors of domestic violence.