oa Article 19 - 16 Days of Activism : No Violence Against Women and Children

Volume 4 Number 2
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The date of 25 November has now generally come to be recognised worldwide as the day marking the beginning of the ""Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender Violence"" Campaign, and is also honoured as International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (or variations of this title). But why was this specific date selected for this important commemoration? We found that an examination of the history of this International Day gives it a much deeper dimension.

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