UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, 17th Grant Cycle

The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women is accepting applications for its 17th grant cycle (2012) from government authorities at the national and local levels, civil society organizations and networks — including non-governmental, women’s and community-based organizations and coalitions and operational research institutions — and UN Country Teams in partnership with governments and civil society organizations. The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) is a … [Read more...]

7-Eleven Shops in Thailand join efforts to end violence against women

TAKE ACTION   As part of the national campaign to stop violence against women in Thailand, 7-Eleven will soon join in the efforts to combat the issue by accepting complaints on violence against women before forwarding them to authorities, as well as assisting women who need help. The operator of 7-Eleven, CP All, the Office of the Attorney General, the Royal Thai Police, the Foundation for Women, and the Hotline Center Foundation are joining hands to help reduce violence against women … [Read more...]

One million sign to end violence against women in Pakistan

A high profile campaign to end violence against women (VAW) in Pakistan has culminated ceremonially with the signature of its one millionth supporter – the country’s President. UN Women launched the One Million Signatures Campaign during the annual 16 Days of Activism in Pakistan in 2011, in partnership with a country-wide network of women’s organizations, the EVAWG Alliance. Working to raise awareness on violence against women and the stereotypes at its root, the campaign has seen more … [Read more...]

Say NO – Unite: ACTIONS against violence – almost 2 million!

Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women is a global call for action, launched in November 2009, on ending violence against women and girls. It is presented by UN WOMEN as a contribution to advance the objectives of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women through social mobilization. UN WOMEN Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman is the Spokesperson of Say NO. Based on country data available, up to 70 per cent of women experience physical or sexual … [Read more...]

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