Within Europe, the sex trade has an annual turnover of billions of Euros.
A billion dollar industry conveys the message that the brutalizing, torture, enslavement, mutilation, contempt and humiliation of the female sex is equivalent to sexual pleasure.
Domestic violence is an issue many times ignored
trafficking Prostitution Forced child prostitutution Sexual harrasment at work Pornography Widow burning Domestic violence Sexualized advertisement Forced veiling Violence towards women up to today constitutes by far the most frequent violation of human rights
Considering the amazing God-given human potential in each woman this state of affairs is unforgivable
T he awareness of dignity in the human society, especially regarding the dignity of women is one of the most important prevention aspects regarding all kinds of violence against women, men and children such as trafficking, forced prostitution and domestic violence.
The dignity of women is, first and foremost, a human right!
The Vienna Declaration and Program of Action (adopted in 1993) stated that the human rights of women and the girl-child are an inalienable, integral and indivisible part of human rights.
Building upon the remarkable framework of human rights legislation and mechanisms of the United Nations and among governments over the last 60 years to prevent conflict and promote peace and prosperity among and within nations. Knowing that human trafficking, sexual exploitation, domestic violence and all forms of abuse constitute an unacceptable violence against women and children that damages the whole fabric of the society and is irreconcilable with a culture rooted in the dignity and value of the human being.
The first to have formulated the term ‘dignity of the human being’ was the renaissance-philosopher Pico della Mirandola. In his speech ‘De hominis dignitate’ (Meaning from Latin “About the dignity of the human being”1486/87), he shows that man is free to determine his nature in accordance with his own will.
According to the German philosopher Immanuel Kant every person has dignity, it dwells within, independant of his abilities, social position or other characteristics like gender, race or age.
Dignity Man and woman are created in the image of God Ethical autonomy of people Man’s responsibility For the individual Directed to the society All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. ´(HRD) The control of urges through moral strength is freedom of spirit, and the expression of this phenomenon is called Dignity. Dignity has various degrees, where she approaches grace and beauty, it is called Noble and where it borders with awe, it will be called Sovereign. The highest degree of grace is "magical", and the highest degree of dignity is Majesty. (Friedrich Schiller about Grace and Dignity-1793) The dignity of human beings is inviolable. It is the duty of all governmental institutions, to respect and protect it. (Article 1 UD of HR) as feature as commission
Dignity as feature Article 1. All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world,...
Dignity as civic participation Article 7 All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law . All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of the Declaration and against any incitement to such discrimination
Excerts of the Preamble
Whereas the peoples of the United Nations have in the Charter reaffirmed their faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person and in the equal rights of men and women and have determined to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom,..
Restoring the image of womanhood in society. Inspiring women to feel the beauty and value of true femininity, to discover their immanent God given dignity and to live it. Let us awaken human awareness fully to the original value and the original beauty of the woman!
“ When you love yourself, you love all other people to the same degree. So long as you love any other person less than yourself you never really and truly loved yourself, - when you don’t love all people as much as you love yourself, in one human being all human beings: and this person is God and man (or woman). So, it is right with such a person that loves ‘him-or her self’ and loves others as much as he or she does, and this is right and good.”