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. Ban Ki-moon
"Break the silence. When you witness violence against women and girls, do not sit back. Act."
Ban Ki-moon, former 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 UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign has proclaimed every 25th of the month as “Orange Day” – a day to take action to raise awareness and prevent violence against women and girls. This Orange Day, 25 August 2017, the Campaign focuses on Violence against Women and Girls in Humanitarian Crises.

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, 2016

From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world.

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The UNiTE Campaign launches ‘The brave are not violent’ initiative

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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Infographic: School-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) in Asia-Pacific

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