Baku conference spotlights violence against women and girls

Baku conference spotlights violence against women and girls

Baku conference spotlights violence against women and girls

Violence against women and girls is a crime.

According to the data, 35% of the world's women have experienced physical or sexual violence. "This, therefore, is to sound a warning to perpetrators out there that no one has the right to abuse another, no matter the situation so violence against women and girls has no justification", she added.

According to womenhomicide.com data, 260 women were murdered by their male partners, husbands or family members a year ago across Turkey. This included the introduction of new laws, such as the Prevention of Human Trafficking Act and the Protection from Harassment Act, as well as enhancements to the Women's Charter to provide greater protection for women. In those countries, survey data from around 2015 indicate that more than 1 in 3 girls between 15 and 19 years of age have undergone the procedure compared to almost 1 in 2 girls around 2000.

According to United Nations, on the basis of data from 2005 to 2016 for 87 countries, "19 percent of women between 15 and 49 years of age said they had experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner in the 12 months prior to the survey".

"Sexual violence and harassment against women is prevalent in our society". The men say the woman consented to the sexual encounter but have admitted to stealing her mobile phone.

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Next year's ILO Conference in June will discuss the development of worldwide labour standards on violence against women and men at work, and the trade union movement is calling for a strong global convention to be adopted. UNiTE is another initiative that seeks to end violence against women.

Ghana on Saturday began a nationwide campaign against gender-based violence. At the heart of all forms of physical and sexual violence is gender inequality and discrimination, which violate the fundamental human rights of women and girls.

The theme of the campaign for 2017 is "Leave no one behind: end violence against women and girls".

In the United States, more than one in four women in Washington DC reported experiencing sexual harassment on public transportation, 65 percent of women in the U.S. testified that they experienced harassment of some kind on the street, and 23 percent testified that they had experienced sexual harassment in the street.

Orange is the official colour of the campaign, which is why various capitals around the world express their solidarity by lighting their main buildings in orange.

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