Launch of NO/ON Campaign in Uruguay
Representatives of the Government of Uruguay and the UN took part to the launch of the Campaign “NO/ON Activate”. From left to right: Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Alicia Marcena; Uruguayan Senator, Lucia Topolanksy; Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Asha-Rose Migiro; Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet; President of UNDG and Administrator of UNDP, Helen Clark.
World Military Games 2011
Different activities to sensitize military and police forces to the message to end violence against women were held in Brazil in July 2011 as a part of World Military Games 2011, with the participation of 108 countries.
25th of November, Day to Eliminate Violence against Women in Colombia
To commemorate November 25th as the International Day to Eliminate Violence against Women, the regional campaign “Our voices multiply for the women`s right to live a life free from violence” was launched in Colombia. Several civil society organizations from Latin America and Colombian citizens marched on the 25th November against violence against women.
25th of November, Day to Eliminate Violence against Women in Honduras
On 25th November Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women”, Honduran women expressed their views on violence against women by writing their testimonies on the “Wailing Wall” build for this day to end violence against women.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women Message of Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
School outreach event in conjunction with the UNiTE Orange Day initiative to end violence against women and girls
Monday, October 21, 2013
- Organize a discussion with members of your community on the issue of sexual harassment and other forms of violence against women. Talk about sexual harassment in public spaces and examine if it is an issue of concern in your community, where it may take place, and what concrete action can be taken to prevent and respond to it.
- Share information with your municipality on the Global Safe Cities Initiative and mobilize local action.
- On Friday October 25, the UNiTE campaign will host a Twitter discussion. Tell us about whether public spaces are safe for women and girls in your city, what you think could be done, and share stories of what has worked. Join in the discussion. Follow @SayNO_UNiTE and #orangeday on Twitter.
- On 25 Oct, #OrangeDay #UNiTE campaign says make public spaces safe for women and girls. http://owl.li/mlJkg v @SayNO_UNiTE
- Happy #OrangeDay!This month #UNiTE focuses on safe public spaces for women&girls.Involved in local initiatives?Share: http://owl.li/mlJkg
- Today is #UNiTE's #OrangeDay! Talk about sexual harassment & other forms of violence in public spaces http://owl.li/mlJkg #endSH
- Today is #OrangeDay!Wear orange & #UNiTE to support violence-free public spaces for women & girls http://owl.li/mlJkg v @SayNO_UNiTE
- It's #OrangeDay!Is ur city part of #Safe Cities?Find out&mobilize ur municipality2make public spaces safe4women&girls http://owl.li/mlJkg
- Today is #OrangeDay and the UNiTE campaign is highlighting Safe Public Spaces for Women and Girls. At CSW57 on ending violence against women and girls, governments committed to:
- The UNiTE campaign has declared the 25th of each month #OrangeDay. This month we are highlighting ‘Safe Public Space for Women and Girls’. Join the Twitter discussion on violence against women and girls in public spaces, and what can be done to eradicate it. http://owl.li/mlJkg
- Today – 25 October – is #OrangeDay, a day to highlight violence against women and girls. This month, we are focusing on ‘Safe Public Spaces for Women and Girls’. Bring your community together to talk about whether your area is safe, and what measures could be introduced. http://owl.li/mlJkg
- Today is #OrangeDay. Is your city part of the Safe Cities initiative? Write to your municipality and invite them to participate. http://owl.li/mlJkg
- ActionAid International:
- Delhi Rising, Delhi Safe City Programme http://www.unwomensouthasia.org/2012/delhi-lights-up-2/
- Harassmap: http://harassmap.org/
- Huairou Commission: http://huairou.org/
- Jagori: http://jagori.org/
- NY Times documentary: "A Sense of Insecurity": http://www.nytimes.com/video/2013/09/13/world/asia/100000002443342/a-sense-of-insecurity.html#100000002443342
- Plan International: http://plan-international.org/what-we-do/protection/an-alternative-to-living-on-the-street
- The Population Council, a grantee of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, is implementing a project in Guatemala to empower indigenous young women as agents of change in their communities, which involves safety mapping of public spaces. Watch the video: http://vimeo.com/52826888
- Project for Public Spaces: http://www.pps.org/
- Red Mujer y Hábitat de América Latina: http://www.redmujer.org.ar/
- Stop Street harassment: http://www.stopstreetharassment.org/
- UN Habitat Safer Cities: http://www.unhabitat.org/categories.asp?catid=375
- UN Women: http://www.unwomen.org/en/what-we-do/ending-violence-against-women/creating-safe-public-spaces#sthash.5QF0bT9f.dpuf
- Video Clip from Port Moresby Safe City Programme, Papua New Guinea: http://ow.ly/i4Rlj
- Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence against Women: Research, data collection and analysis tools: http://www.endvawnow.org/en/articles/322-conducting-research-data-collection-and-analysis-.html
- Women in Cities International: http://www.femmesetvilles.org/index.php/en/publications
Monday, October 14, 2013
UN Women Executive Director to address Regional Conference on Women in Dominican Republic in first visit to Latin America and Caribbean region
Message by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director’s for International Day of Rural Women, 15 October 2013
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Message of Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2013
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
- Reach out to your local schools and encourage teachers to engage with the issue of gender equality in their lessons. Share lesson plans and other resources on gender equality: http://teachunicef.org/explore/topic/gender-equality
- Are you aware of innovative initiatives to ensure that schools are a safe and violence free environment? Share information, photos and films @SayNo_UNiTE.
- Young men: find out what you can do to contribute to efforts to end violence against women. Check out the White Ribbon Campaign’s “10 things men can do to end violence against women”: http://www.whiteribbon.ca/what-you-can-do/
- Find out about UN Women and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts’ upcoming joint programme for young people to stop violence against women and girls, Voices on Violence: http://saynotoviolence.org/sites/default/files/Voices%20against%20Violence%20brochure.pdf. Interested in running the programme? Please contact email@example.com.
- On 25 Sep, #OrangeDay #UNiTE campaign says make schools safe for girls & increase girls’ access to education. http://owl.li/mlJkg
- Happy #OrangeDay! This month #UNiTE focuses on safe schools for girls. Involved in innovative local initiatives? Share them at @SayNo_UNiTE http://owl.li/mlJkg
- Today is #UNiTE campaign’s #OrangeDay! Is your school teaching children about #genderequality? Share lesson plans and other resources with teachers: http://teachunicef.org/explore/topic/gender-equality
- Today is #OrangeDay! Wear orange and #UNiTE to support girls’ access to a violence-free education. http://owl.li/mlJkg
- Today is #OrangeDay! The #UNiTE campaign calls on young men to take action to end #VAW. Find out what you can do. http://www.whiteribbon.ca/what-you-can-do/
- Too many girls are denied access to #education because of #violence . #OrangeDay demands safe schools for girls! http://owl.li/mlJkg
- What will you do to make schools safe for girls on 25/9? Take action on #OrangeDay : http://owl.li/mlJkg
- 1. Today is #OrangeDay and the UNiTE campaign is highlighting Safe Schools for Girls. At CSW57 on ending violence against women and girls, governments committed to: “Improve the safety of girls at and on the way to and from school, including by establishing a safe and violence free environment by improving infrastructure such as transportation, providing separate and adequate sanitation facilities, improved lighting, playgrounds and safe environments; adopting national policies to prohibit, prevent and address violence against children, especially girls, including sexual harassment and bullying and other forms of violence, through measures such as conducting violence prevention activities in schools and communities, and establishing and enforcing penalties for violence against girls”. Take action at http://owl.li/mlJkg
- 2. The UNiTE campaign has declared the 25th of each month #OrangeDay and this month we are calling for all girls to have access to violence-free education. Are you involved in initiatives to improve the safety of girls at and on the way to and from school? Share them @SayNo_UNiTE. Find out what you can do to make schools safe for girls at http://owl.li/mlJkg
- 3. Today – 25 September - is #OrangeDay, a day to highlight violence against women and girls. Share UNICEF’s lesson plans and other resources on gender equality with your teachers: http://teachunicef.org/explore/topic/gender-equality
- Amnesty International: Safe Schools for Girls materials (including factsheets and report): http://www.amnesty.org/en/campaigns/stop-violence-against-women/issues/empowerment-women/safe-schools
- Amnesty International comic: Breaking Barriers: http://issuu.com/svaw/docs/breaking_barriers._?e=1080499/2593343
- Malala Foundation: https://www.facebook.com/MalalaFoundationStopTheViolenceNowEducate
- Plan: Because I am a girl: http://plan-international.org/girls/
- Promundo: resources for engaging young men to promote caring, non-violence masculinities: http://www.promundo.org.br/en/publications-for-youth/
- Sonke Gender Justice Network: One Man Can toolkit - http://genderjustice.org.za/tools/one-man-can-toolkit.html
- Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Violence against Children: http://srsg.violenceagainstchildren.org/
- UNICEF: End Violence against Children: http://www.unicef.org/endviolence/
- United Nations Girls Initiative: http://www.ungei.org/whatisungei/index_2593.html
- The United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women supports projects which engage schools in violence prevention efforts. The Beijing Cultural Development Centre for Rural Women works to prevent violence against girls who have been ‘left behind’ by rural to urban migration and are particularly vulnerable to violence. In Zambia, Equality Now is working to empower adolescent girls to identify and report sexual violence against girls.