International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

On November 25, the United Nations designated International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is observed globally.
Sheena

Updated: Nov 25, 2021 05:43:58 pm

25 November 2021 Current Affairs:On November 25, the United Nations designated International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is observed globally. 

Highlights:
  • The day is observed to raise awareness of the fact that women all around the world face various types of violence
  • Also to raise awareness about how the full scale of the problem is frequently concealed.
  •  "Orange the World: End Violence Against Women Now!" is the theme for this year's International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
  • In 1981, activists at the Latin American and Caribbean Feminist Encuentros designated November 25 as a day to oppose and raise awareness of violence against women in general
  • On December 17, 1999, the day was officially recognised by the United Nations (UN).
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