World Day to Eliminate Violence on Women
|World Day to Eliminate Violence on Women|
Though our world has stepped into the era of feminism, women violence is still practiced in various parts of globe. This is a global phenomenon and it’s crucial to take adequate steps to eliminate this problem.
Did you know?
• One out of four women is sexually abused during their pregnancy period.
• More than 600 million women reside in a country where domestic violence is not considered as a crime.
• Over 60 million girls worldwide become a victim of child marriage.
• Approximately 800 thousand girls per year become victim of trafficking.
In the year 1999, UN General Assembly announced 25th November as a day to eradicate women violence. The day symbolizes a change and inspires people to actively participate in events to eliminate such activities. Till date more than 35% of the total women are facing domestic violence, and it will continue to rise until every one of us is willing to take adequate actions. Start the initiation, start from small, and approach your neighbors, friends, local vendors, gas station and built a strong force to fight against this global problem.
Every year, thousands of programs are conducted throughout the world to address this problem. Join the fight because violence against women is inevitable.