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The UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE Campaign to End Violence against Women will commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November. The International Day and virtual event will kickstart the global mobilization of the 16 Days of Activism campaign – running from 25 November until 10 December – under the theme: “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!”.
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Together we can begin to bend the curve down and bring the scourge of violence against women and girls to an end. –Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, at the UN commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
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UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec will join other world leaders at the first World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) held today and tomorrow in Istanbul, Turkey. The first gathering of its kind, the Summit aims to place humanity—people’s safety, dignity and the right to thrive—at the heart of global decision-making and initiate a set of concrete actions and commitments to enable countries and communities to better prepare for and respond to crises. With more than 5,000 expected participants, the programme will include seven high-level leaders' roundtables on priority action areas.
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gave the key note address at the “Justice and Response – Ending Gender-Based Violence in Barbados” event to supportThe Memorandum of Understanding being signed by the Office of the Attorney General and UN Women Caribbean MCO that will boost efforts to end gender-based violence.
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As we observe for 2011, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November, we can affirm the growing rejection by all sectors of society of a culture of tolerance and/or indifference to acts of violence against women.