Health Services 'Can Help To Prevent' Violence Against Women

Health Services 'Can Help To Prevent' Violence Against Women

Health Services 'Can Help To Prevent' Violence Against Women

The Mirabal sisters made the ultimate sacrifice to topple Dominican despot Rafael Trujillo, triggering the advent of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

He called on men to speak up on women's rights, stand against violence and promote female leadership in all aspects of society.

That is why, on November 25, we acknowledge the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Unions around the world are engaged in education campaigns with their membership, in getting collective bargaining provisions which protect women from violence and provide paid leave for women who have suffered from violence and harassment, and in broader community campaigns to eradicate violence against women and girls. "It is scandalous that sexual assault, sexual harassment and other forms of violence are not only tolerated at work, but in some cases used as a means to subjugate women in the interests of the corporate bottom line". The Solidarity Party says it is highly critical of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation intervention in the country and its impact on women's rights. In 2012, "almost half of all women who were victims of intentional homicide worldwide were killed by an intimate partner or family member, compared to 6 percent of male victims". The men say the woman consented to the sexual encounter but have admitted to stealing her mobile phone.

The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against women, one of the ways that the UN is helping the global community fight this scourge, is a grant system that has given away more than $129 million to groups and individuals supporting women's rights.

The research, released Friday, said violence against health-care workers is pervasive within the walls of hospitals across Ontario. Frameworks that include a specific target for ending violence against women and girls, offer huge promise but must be adequately funded in order to bring real and significant changes in the lives of women and girls.

November 25 marks the United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

The U.N.'s "Orange the World" campaign will attempt to raise awareness about the violent realities faced by numerous world's women and girls.

Recalling the National Action Plan for the Women of Afghanistan, the United Nations recommitted itself to support efforts by Afghan institutions and civil society to empower women and girls, and to promote the protection of their right to be free from fear, intimidation and all forms of violence.

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