The Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign proclaims every 25th of the month as Orange Day!
UNiTE t-shirt competition winner turns dedicated activist
24-year-old MwasapiKihongosi from Tanzania knew little about violence against women or efforts to end it until last year.» Read More
Freedom from Violence
In support of the UNiTE campaign, UN Women’s office in India launched ‘Freedom from Violence;a photo competition. The competition has attracted hundreds of entries from budding photographers across the country.» Read more
New law in Kyrgyzstan toughens penalties for bride kidnapping
In December 2012, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan approved legislation toughening the penalty bride-kidnapping. Once published, the new sentence for forcing women into marriage will now range up to 10 years.» Read more
American and Caribbean Artists release song in support of UNiTE Campaign» Read More
Voices of Survivors’ tells the stories of survivors of violence against women in their own words. They speak of the impact violence had upon them, and how they have found the resources to move forward in their lives. Their stories remind us why taking a stand to prevent violence against women and girls is critical.