The UN in Cyprus joins global calls to end violence against women
The Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Cyprus, Mr. Espen Barth Eide, and the Deputy Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Cyprus, Ms. Elizabeth Spehar, are joined by Good Offices personnel to send a message against gender violence during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence 2016.
From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world. The international campaign originated from the first Women's Global Leadership Institute coordinated by the Center for Women's Global Leadership in 1991.
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