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Commemoration of the 2018 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
19 Nov 2018 -  With UN Secretary-General António Guterres.
The United Nations Secretary-General’s campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women - Orange the World: #HearMeToo
As in previous years, the United Nations Official Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women will be held under the banner of the Secretary-General’s campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women. The Official Commemoration will aim to commemorate the day itself, raise awareness about the issue, highlight contributions to work and efforts to end violence against women and girls, and amplify current global advocacy messages.
The Secretary-General has been invited to participate in the event as the keynote speaker together with a series of speakers who will discuss the theme of Orange the World: #HearMeToo on how organizations and individuals are standing in solidarity with survivor advocates, the women’s movement and women’s human rights defenders.
The Official Commemoration marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, which aims to build a global momentum and amplify the voices of movements that work to prevent and end violence against women and girls around the world.