Violence against women and girls is one of the largest human rights violations in the world today. It is a major cause of death and disability of women no matter their age.
By signing now, you will help protect women from being victims of sexual violence, human trafficking, female genital mutilation, intimate partner violence and child marriage, as we prepare for the regional conference for Beijing +25 this November.
Did you know 1 in 3 women worldwide will experience violence in their lifetime? These aren’t just statistics, this could be your mother, sister, daughter, friend. The violence must stop.
Your signature will be presented at the regional conference, in front of UN member states, civil society organisations and UN agencies to show Australia’s support for putting an end to violence against women and girls everywhere.
Sign today to stand up and end violence against women worldwide.
Any act of violence against women is NOT acceptable. #ViolenceMustStop
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UN Women is the United Nations entity for gender equality and women’s empowerment, working to end violence and discrimination against women and girls in more than 100 countries worldwide. UN Women National Committee Australia is recognised as UN Women’s partner responsible for campaigning to end discrimination and violence against women and girls. Support from individuals, families, the community, the government and businesses enables UN Women to set up the mechanisms needed to formulate and enforce essential laws, services and programs to end all forms of violence against women and girls, everywhere in the world.