Remember when Drake told Rihanna, "When you're ready, just say you're ready/ When all the baggage just ain't as heavy/ And the party's over, just don't forget me/ We'll change the pace and we'll just go slow"?
Well, whether you do or don't, it seems like she definitely did, and perhaps now is the time that baggage ain't as heavy.
Of all women who were victims of homicide globally in 2012, almost half were killed by intimate partners or family members.
In her statement for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka highlights effective interventions, and reiterates that the pandemic of violence against women and girls can end, but it will need commitment and investment, nationally and internationally.
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A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Violence against Women Act of 1994.
Package of Essentials for Addressing Violence against Women: General essentials, essentials for prevention, essentials for services provision to survivors and key reference documents The briefs included in this package aim to present in a friendly way the essential strategies for addressing violence against women in general, preventing violence, and providing services to survivors in particular.
The last brief includes a compilation of resources developed by UN Women and partners to end violence against women and girls.Its focus is on addressing the root causes as well as risk and protective factors associated with violence against women. Help us raise awareness about gender-based violence and the need for funding to stop it.Spread the word on all social media platforms using the hashtags #orangetheworld and #16days!On Wednesday morning, they were photographed leaving Tape Nightclub as the sun was rising, and then headed to an after party following the concert that night. Quiz | Around the world | Photo essay | From where I stand | Stories | Videos | Statements | News | Infographic | Facts and Figures | Publications | Join the conversation | Donate One in three women around the world experience violence in their lifetime, often in the hands of someone they know, love and trust. But as a German who was schooled in the UK and married a Swede, his family have led an international lifestyle that hasn't always been animal-friendly – and now he's hoping to help others facing the same dilemma.