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United to end the violence against women
. 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
"Break the silence. When you witness violence against women and girls, do not sit back. Act. Advocate. Unite to change the practices and attitudes that incite, perpetrate and condone this violence."

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Orange Day

Orange Day

In 2016, a new global development agenda was adopted and ratified by every UN Member State. Through its 17 goals and 169 targets, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, an agenda for global action for the next 15 years, addresses the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, social, and environmental. 
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Empire State building lit orange

Orange YOUR Neighbourhood

To mark the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence against Women, from 25 November to 10 December, the UNiTE campaign called on people around the world to organize orange events, and turn major land marks orange. The colour symbolizes a brighter future for all women and girls – one free of violence. Read more

Orangeday Fiji

Orange Day

The Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign proclaims every 25th of the month as Orange Day! More information on Orange your World.

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The UNiTE Campaign launches ‘The brave are not violent’ initiative

On Wednesday, 12 July, The UNiTE Campaign launched the initiative “The brave are not violent”, in Quito, Ecuador. The aim is to involve youth in the campaign, encouraging them to become part of the solution to prevent and end violence against women and girls.
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Infographic: School-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) in Asia-Pacific

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UNiTE for International Day to End Violence Against Women


Icons DI NO ÚNETE para poner fin a la violencia contra las mujeres

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