2008/11/25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

United Nations Secretary-General's Campaign to End Violence Against Women

 

25 November

 

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

"All of us – men and women, soldiers and peacekeepers, citizens and leaders – have a responsibility to help end violence against women. States must honour their commitments to prevent violence, bring perpetrators to justice and provide redress to victims. And each of us must speak out in our families, workplaces and communities, so that acts of violence against cease." UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon