October 11: #DayoftheGirl

Oct 11 is not just a day; it’s a  #‎DayoftheGirl  #movement. Join @WFF_Women to share what this day means to you and take your pledge for girls rights “Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and...

End Violence against Women 2014

Nov 25, 2014 at 08:18 AM To raise awareness and trigger action to end the global scourge of violence against women and girls, the UN observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November. The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence which follow (ending on...

Violence Against Women Campaign 2013

This month during the 15-day activism of awareness on Violence Against Women purchase a Women’s Freedom Forum candle holder. Light a candle in this candle holder to recognize women’s rights and our achievements and to take action to raise awareness and prevent violence against women and girls. Also give this candle holder as a...

History of Mirabal Sisters

Nov 25, 2012 at 12:00 AM HISTORY OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN – NOVEMBER 25 ASSASSINATION OF THE MIRABAL SISTERS OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC On December 17, 1999, the United Nations General Assembly designated November 25 (the anniversary of the day of the murder of the Mirabal sisters) as the annual date for the International Day for...

Violence Against Women Campaign ’12

Nov 10, 2012 at 09:40 AM The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence November 25 – December 10 On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (observed each year on November 25), WFF organizes a public awareness campaign within its network. In line with the United...

Violence Against Women Campaign ’11

Nov 24, 2011 at 12:00 AM Women’s Freedom Forum (WFF) calls for an awareness campaign worldwide joining other women rights organizations to bring greater attention to violence against women during the 16 days of activism, 25 November to 10 December. In the past three months, WFF has undertaken a campaign...

Violence Against Women Campaign ’10

Nov 25, 2010 at 11:21 AM From 25 November to 10 December, WFF joins with other women rights organizations worldwide to bring greater attention to violence against women and calls for 16 days of activism. U.N Press Conference on International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women Building a wide...

Violence Against Women Campaign ’09

Nov 27, 2009 at 09:51 AM From 25 November to 10 December, WFF joins with other rights organizations worldwide to bring greater attention to violence against women and calls for 16 days of activism. History – Background: Women’s activists have marked November 25 as a day against violence since 1981....

History – Violence Against Women

Feb 21, 2006 at 04:36 PM The History of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women On 19 October 1999, at the 17 th meeting of the Third Committee during the 54 th session of the General Assembly, the representative of the Dominican Republic on behalf of itself...

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