International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

‘Global sisterhood’ tells perpetrators ‘time is up’ for pandemic of violence

From #MeToo to #HearMeToo, the fight to end violence against women continues as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, Nicole Kidman, joined survivors, activists and other Hollywood celebrities to spotlight the lack of resources that exist to help women push back against violence and abuse.

Violence against women affects whole societies: UN chief

It’s time to take collective action to end violence against women and girls for good, at every level of society across the world.

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Violence against women a “global epidemic”

Violence against women should be recognized as a “global epidemic” according to the Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, the United Nations’ gender agency.

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