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Nov25th violence againstwomen

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  • 1. INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN 25th NOVEMBER
  • 2. INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN 25th NOVEMBER In December 1999, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 54/134 declaring November 25th the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
  • 3. INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN 25th NOVEMBER The origins of this day go back to 1960, when the three Mirabal sisters from the Dominican Republic were violently assassinated for their political activism. The sisters, known as the Unforgettable Butterflies, became a symbol of the crisis of violence against women in Latin America.
  • 4. INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN 25th NOVEMBER MORE INFORMATION: • SAY NO – UNITE • Facts & Figures on Violence Against Women • White Ribbon Day Resources • The origin of the date: death of the Mirabal sisters • Violence against Women Introduction and Posters by Pablo Carrascosa (pdf)
  • 5. INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN 25th NOVEMBER "HOW COME, HOW LONG" BY KENNETH EDMONDS (BABYFACE) “How Come, How Long” by Kenneth Edmonds (Babyface) is a song about a woman killed by her lover. No one comes to her aid and turn a blind eye to the abuse. The song was meant to raise awareness about physical abuse.