Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires provincial minister responsible for status
26 November, 2017, 01:16
The 16 days of activism encompass other significant dates: International Women Human Rights Defenders Day on November 29, World AIDS Day on December 1, and December 6: The National Day of Action and Remembrance on Violence Against Women, which commemorates the anniversary of the Montreal Massacre at l'École Polytechnique in 1989. "Intimate partner abuse, workplace sexual harassment, sexist jokes and even sexual assaults are played down and minimized".
"In marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the United Nations unequivocally condemns all violence targeting women and girls across Syria and calls on all parties to prevent these violations", the RHC said.
According to the data shared, 7,313 cases of violence against women were reported in 2016 as compared to 6,505 cases in 2015. UNDP is committed to continuing working with sister agencies, in particular UN Women and UNFPA, and with governments and civil society partners, including men, to prevent and address the violence that affects millions of women around the world.
He said violence against women, both physical and mental, "happens everywhere and its consequences last for generations", and "this poses threats to social fabrics of societies around the globe".
Recent reports of violence against and sexual harassment of women in some countries have sparked a global outcry, including many reports and commentaries.
Meanwhile, Deputy Speaker National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi, in his message, said that women in Pakistan had been greatly contributing towards the development and prosperity of the country.
The CS noted GBV, has remained one of the most pervasive violence of human rights in Kenya and a big hindrance to the country's socio-economic advancement. These are the conclusions of a new manual being issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) for the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women, observed November 25.
This year, the European Union and the United Nations launched the Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls.
The UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign invites you to "Orange the world", using the colour designated by the campaign to symbolize a brighter future without violence.
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India accused Pakistan of sponsoring the attacks through the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), which Saeed had founded in the 1990s. Nine of the attackers were killed by police while lone survivor Ajmal Kasab was caught.
Mourinho has indicated Pogba could be rested, but whether he plays or not, his return to fitness has given United a major lift. The England worldwide had a thigh injury flare-up on global duty and will also miss Saturday's match against Brighton.
Worldwide aid groups describe Yemen as the world's worst humanitarian crisis, with millions at risk of starvation . He says that "at a time of starvation and a time of cholera, it's very important" to keep all aid channels open.
Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock during his sentencing hearing at North Gauteng High Court on June 13, 2016 in Pretoria. The Supreme Court said that Pistorius "displays a lack of remorse, and does not appreciate the gravity of his actions".
The Met were already investigating an allegation of assault regarding Spacey against a different man in the same area in 2008. Netflix suspended the production of House of Cards following the historical harassment allegations against Spacey .
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Fight shuts down Riverchase Galleria early Thanksgiving night
The incident occurred early on Thanksgiving night when several fights broke out at the Riverside Galleria in Birmingham, Alabama. A 19-year-old suffered a gunshot wound while in a vehicle in the parking lot and reportedly faced life-threatening injuries.
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The attack is believed to have been carried out by the gang in early spring this year, officers write in the Statement of Charges. The victim killed in the Wheaton park was described by police as a Hispanic man possibly from Annapolis, Maryland.
Get more than bargains on Shop Local Saturday
With Black Friday in the rear view mirror, mom and pop shops around the country are getting ready for Small Business Saturday . Almost 30 small businesses in Georgetown have signed up to participate Saturday , offering discounts and freebies to shoppers.
Iranian National Indicted for $6m HBO Extortion Plot
Included was an image of " Game of Thrones " Night King character, leader of an army of zombies, with the words, "Good luck HBO ". The wire-fraud charge carries a possible sentence of up to 20 years in prison.