Justin Trudeau calls on men to help end violence against women

Justin Trudeau calls on men to help end violence against women

We are actively working to achieve this goal through strategies to end domestic violence, sexual violence and harassment, violence against Indigenous women, and human trafficking.

According to the UN's publication, violence against women is a widespread phenomenon that exists in every society and culture across the globe.

Penney Andrews, program manager for Tranquility House, said, "As of November 25, and for the next 16 days, we will incite individuals to take action towards eliminating violence against women".

"Violence against women and girls is not inevitable", said Rebecca Tavares, Country Representative ad interim for the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women).

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UNiTE leads the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, which aims to raise public awareness and mobilize people everywhere to bring about change.

More than one third of women around the world experience violence at work, at home or in the community, and action in the workplace is crucial to tackling the issue across the board.

According to womenhomicide.com data, 260 women were murdered by their male partners, husbands or family members a year ago across Turkey.

"Violence against women is a serious human rights abuse that needs to be eliminated through coordinated efforts", said Sadiq in his message on the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, falling on November 25.

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Sami added the AIHRC had received more complaints regarding denial of alimony to women this year compared to the previous years.

The organisations have developed several evidence-based tools to strengthen health care providers' abilities and health systems' capacity to respond to women who have experienced violence, which are available online.

The UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign invites you to "Orange the world", using the colour designated by the campaign to symbolize a brighter future without violence.

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

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Countries should also continue the actions recommended in regional and global strategies and plans of action, and work to achieve the violence-related targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the report concluded.

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