International Day to End Gender-based Violence

International Day to End Gender-based Violence

On 25 November, the International Day to End Gender-based Violence, we are kicking off the 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women and girls. The global campaign runs until Human Rights Day on 10 December. Read more here.

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What is Modern Slavery

“Modern slavery,” “trafficking in persons,” and “human trafficking” have been used as umbrella terms for the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing or obtaining a person for compelled labor or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. Slavery is just one type of abuse of which enditnow focuses

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National Statistics

On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of [some form of] physical violence by an intimate partner within their…

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Impact of Campaign

“The campaign has helped to sensitize people to understand their rights, there are laws to protect those rights, and the need to report any abuses of those rights.”– Andiyesa Mhango

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The Right of Women

“We are protecting the futures of our daughters, our granddaughters, nieces, mothers, sisters friends and neighbors. Every woman has the right to security and love.”– Jacqueline, Puerto Ric

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Why Should I Support This Campaign?

”There are no incurable attitudes. As with any disease, the healing process needs to begin and address the whole of the person. I signed because I want to be a part of the cure.”– Ina, Poland

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The Effects of Female Genital Mutilation

“The effects of FGM on the health of a young girl are serious and long lasting. To effectively eliminate this practice, we must enlist the child, the support of her family, and her community as a whole.”– Martha Momanyi

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The Reason not to Stay Silent

“All too often, people look the other way, by choosing to ignore what you see, you are adding to the violence. I will not stay silent. I want to make a difference.”– Lindsey

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An Important First Step

“This petition is an important first step…it shows that people from around the world are taking a stand to say that violence against women is no longer acceptable.” – Hearly Mayr

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Real Men Beat Eggs

A prayer to pray: Gracious God, We know you are a God who is able.Today we come before you with heavy hearts. We will no longer ignore the abuses perpetrated against women. Empower us to help end violence against women.Give us the wisdom and the courage to end abuse—in our church and in our community.Remembering the…

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