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. Ban Ki-moon
"Break the silence. When you witness violence against women and girls, do not sit back. Act."
Ban Ki-moon, Secretary - General

Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon
There is one universal truth, applicable to all countries, cultures and communities: violence against women is never acceptable, never excusable, never tolerable.

SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN KI-MOON

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER VIOLENCE 2012 CAMPAIGN

UN in Accra, Ghana

UN Information Centre Accra participated in 3 days of events to commemorate this year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence held in the Northern Region of Ghana. The events include: a National Durbar in Tamale (November 26), a visit to an outcast home (referred to as "witch camp") in Gnani (November 27), and a Youth Symposium at the Walewale Senior High School (November 28), all in the north of the country.

Watch what the youth participants say about gender violence at the Youth Symposium.

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