the way a woman dresses or her appearance is never an excuse or reason for rape. women should not be judged by what they wear.
“States have an obligation to address violence against women. But we also need to change attitudes. One in three women is a victim of violence—but this is a men’s issue. Men are responsible for most of the threats and violence against women. Often, these men are close to the victims—fathers, husbands, boyfriends or supervisors.” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Read more →
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign which takes place each year, and runs from 25 November, (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women), to 10 December (Human Rights Day), also encompassing other important key dates. The ‘16 Days Campaign’ is used as an organizing strategy by individuals and groups around the world… Read more →