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Today is day 9 of the #16Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign and also International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Join us to promote the rights of persons with disabilities and to end violence against women with disability.

WHY END VAW? - 2 December 2020

Violence against women is a violation of human rights. A society without gender-based violence means true gender equality.

Today is day 7 of the #16Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign and World AIDS Day. Violence against women and HIV/AIDS are both major public health problems. Empowering women and adolescent girls through addressing underlying social and economic issues and gender inequalities is crucial in preventing violence and HIV/AIDS.

Women subject to violence can experience a range of health consequences. It is crucial that health services are available to victims and health care providers are a crucial first point of contact for women seeking help. Should you need assistance, please see relevant contact numbers at the end of this video.

Stop blaming survivors. Women have the right to dress how they want. Physical appearance or certain types of clothing are not an invitation to be sexually violated, harassed or raped. Sexual violence is against the law.