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U.N. Marks International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

News outlets report on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, recognized on November 25.

U.N. News Centre: U.N. urges ‘zero tolerance at the highest levels of leadership’ to end violence against women and girls
“Ending gender-based violence is a top priority for achieving the United Nations founding mission of peace, development, and human rights, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said [Wednesday], noting his specific concerns about rising violent extremism and its impact on women and girls, and calling for global collective action to end the scourge…” (11/25).

VOA News: U.N. Focuses on Global Effort to End Violence Against Women
“…November 25 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The U.N.’s ‘Orange the World’ campaign runs through December 10, International Human Rights Day, and will attempt to raise awareness about the violent realities faced by many of the world’s women and girls…” (11/25).