The Victoria Against Violence (VAV) — 16 Days of Activism campaign

Posted by Sharyn Rognrust, Category: Community Campaign, Domestic Violence, Family Violence, Men & Violence, Prevention, Prevention of violence against women, Public Awareness Campaign, Violence Against Women,

commenced on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on the 25 November 2017 and concludes on International Human Rights Day, on 10 December 2017.

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Violence against women is fundamentally about power

In his remarks on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (November 25), Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres said that despite attempts to cover them up, attacks on women are common to developed and developing countries; they are a daily reality for many women and girls around the world. He noted that "Every woman and every girl has the right to a life free of violence. Yet this rupture of human rights occurs in a variety of ways in every community. It particularly affects those who are most marginalised and most vulnerable." Read more

How men can prevent sexual violence

This document explains some steps you can take to prevent sexual violence and ensure you have respectful sexual relationships. Available in English and translated into six other languages. Access here