Posts Tagged: violence against women

Orange Day!

By Max Hill On July 24, 2014, the Permanent Mission of Grenada and the organization African Women for Good Governance held a conference at the UN titled “Women in Power Making a Global Difference”. The conference included statements from Ambassador Denis G. Antoine, Permanent Representative of Grenada to the UN, Ambassador Sire Conde, President of… Read more »

Orange Day addresses violence against women and girls in sport

by Grace Segers The Secretary General’s UNiTE to End Women against Violence campaign declared the 25th of every month an “Orange Day,” a day to raise awareness and advocate against the harming of women. November 25th of each year is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, but the UNiTE campaign reminds… Read more »

Making Cyber Space a Safe Space for Women and Girls

from the UNiTE Web page Find activities and action ideas for the 25 July 2013 Orange Day to make cyber space a safe space for women and girls. Technological developments in information and communications have presented rich and varied opportunities for advancements in the empowerment and participation of women and girls. New platforms now exist… Read more »

Cyber Space as Safe Space for Women and Girls – Orange Day, 25 July 2013

from the UNiTE Web page with additional material In July last year the Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign proclaimed every 25th of the month as Orange Day. Initiated and led by the UNiTE campaign Global Youth Network, worldwide activities implemented on this day by UN country offices and civil society organizations strive… Read more »

Three Prayer Concerns – June 26

SudanPlease pray for all of the refugees and displaced persons in Sudan. Help us to be mindful of the women and children in the refugee camps and the dangerous situations in which they face every day. Help those who have been the victims of abuse and rape at the hands of those who claim to… Read more »

Why I’m wearing orange

by Anna Folz Why am I wearing Orange? After graduating from high school I spent a year abroad, most of my time being spent in Guatemala.  I saw so much frustration in the eyes of the woman and children there.  So often family members abused the women and girls. I could see it in the… Read more »

Orange Days: Say No – End Violence Against Women and Girls

On the 25th of each month – join people around the world in observing an Orange Day to work and witness for an end to violence against women and girls. Read the most recent Orange Day stories. One of the most widespread violations of human rights, violence against women and girls includes physical, sexual, psychological… Read more »

Orange Day says end violence against women

The UNiTE campaign proclaims every 25th of the month as Orange Day, aiming to raise awareness about the issue of violence against women and girls, not only once a year on 25 November (the International Day to End Violence against Women), but every month! United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women… Read more »

Cries of Anguish, Stories of Hope

During Lent, a series of study resources will help congregations and individuals work to end violence against women. Featuring films and stories from places as diverse as Colombia, India, the Democratic Republic of Congo and New Zealand, the WCC Decade…

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