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U.N. Secretary General, Marches Mark International Day For Elimination Of Violence Against Women

New York Times: Marching to End Violence Against Women
“Thousands of people took to the streets of countries around the globe on Sunday, a day set aside by the United Nations to raise awareness of and to protest violence against women. It was the beginning of a 16-day campaign urging individuals and organizations to fight the kind of violence that will affect more than a third of women globally during their lives, according to the United Nations…” (Minder et al., 11/25).

U.N. News: Violence against women a ‘mark of shame’ on our societies, says U.N. chief on World Day
“Violence against women and girls is not only a fundamental human rights issue but also a ‘moral affront’ against them and a ‘mark of shame’ on all societies, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has said, calling greater action by everyone around the world to root out the scourge. In a message on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Mr. Guterres also underscored that such violence and abuse is a major obstacle to inclusive, equitable, and sustainable development…” (11/25).

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