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Spread the Word About the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

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Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence — an international campaign to stop violence against women and girls. According to a World Health Organization global study, 35% of women have experienced either physical and/or sexual violence. Every year, #16Days provides individuals and groups a chance to take action and spread awareness about gender-based violence as a human rights issue.

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