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United to end the violence against women
. Ban Ki-moon
"Break the silence. When you witness violence against women and girls, do not sit back. Act."
Ban Ki-moon, Secretary - General

Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon
"Break the silence. When you witness violence against women and girls, do not sit back. Act. Advocate. Unite to change the practices and attitudes that incite, perpetrate and condone this violence."

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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Orange Day

The Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign proclaims every 25th of the month as Orange Day! More information on Orange your World.

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The UNiTE Campaign launches ‘The brave are not violent’ initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean

On Wednesday 12 July, the UNiTE Campaign launched the initiative “The brave are not violent”, in Quito, Ecuador. The aim is to involve youth in the campaign, encouraging them to become part of the solution to prevent and end violence against women and girls.

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Photo Competition

Freedom from Violence

In support of the UNiTE campaign, UN Women’s office in India launched ‘Freedom from Violence; a photo competition. The competition has attracted hundreds of entries from budding photographers across the country.

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New law in Kyrgyzstan toughens penalties for bride kidnapping

In December 2012, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan approved legislation toughening the penalty bride-kidnapping. Once published, the new sentence for forcing women into marriage will now range up to 10 years.

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American and Caribbean Artists release song in support of UNiTE Campaign

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Voices of Survivors’ tells the stories of survivors of violence against women in their own words. They speak of the impact violence had upon them, and how they have found the resources to move forward in their lives. Their stories remind us why taking a stand to prevent violence against women and girls is critical.


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