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.
New York – On 26 January at 8 p.m., principal musicians from the world’s great orchestras, ensembles and academies, will perform at Carnegie Hall, donating their artistry to end violence against women. Find out more at Performers will include: Elmira Darvarova, Concertmaster & Solo Violin (the first female Concertmaster in the history of the MET Opera Orchestra); George Mathew, Artistic… Read more →
The McKinney-Vento Act is a federal law that ensures children and youth who have lost their housing can attend school. It covers children and youth who are living in domestic violence shelters, emergency shelters, transitional living programs, staying temporarily with friends or relatives due to the lack of adequate accommodations, and staying in motels, campgrounds, cars, or other temporary or… Read more →
Violence against women and girls is a violation of human rights and a pressing global issue. Violence against women and girls is not inevitable. Violence against women and girls can and should be prevented. In order to sustain and advance efforts to prevent and end violence against women and girls, the issue must be prioritized in the new global development… Read more →
UN Women Executive Director on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November
In her message for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November 2014, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka stresses that violence against women can and must end by addressing its root cause – gender inequality. #orangeurhood #16days Read more →
A Vigil, sponsored by the Zonta Club of Buffalo at the Peace Bridge, Busti Street parking and entrance near Front Park, to be held on November 25th at 6 PM, will honor the Victims of Domestic Violence. Bring Flashlights and memories to share. Why Orange? The color orange is one of the official colors of the UNiTE campaign, and as a bright… Read more →
One in four women will experience domestic violence during their lifetime, and that’s what makes this story so incredible. Read more →