As the world undergoes a seismic shift in response to widespread allegations of sexual harassment, teleSUR examines what the event means today. Considering the ever-growing harassment of women, the United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
He said violence against women, both physical and mental, "happens everywhere and its consequences last for generations", and "this poses threats to social fabrics of societies around the globe".
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against women, one of the ways that the UN is helping the global community fight this scourge, is a grant system that has given away more than $129 million to groups and individuals supporting women's rights. In 2012, nearly half of all women who were victims of intentional homicide worldwide were killed by an intimate partner or family member, compared to six percent of male victims. What the challenges that contribute to this ongoing acceptance of violence against women? This evidence, however, doesn't improve the actions for women's inclusion, leadership and protection.
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (EVAW) was celebrated on Saturday in the capital of northern Balkh province, where more than 400 cases of crimes against the gender were recorded this year.
Image As well as the UK there were marches in other countries including El Salvador
Yet despite its pervasiveness, violence against women is not inevitable - and it is preventable. Sustainable Development Goal 5 calls to "Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation".
The Centre passerelle pour femmes (CPF), Tranquility House and Timmins and Area Women in Crisis (TAWC) have come together to launch an interactive social media campaign on Facebook at "16 days of Activism 16 jours d'activisme". "When we talk about leaving no one behind, we want to identify all these different forms of violence that women experience". Fourteen women died, while ten women and four men were injured.
"Girls' meaningful participation in decision-making will only strengthen our approach to addressing these issues". The UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign this year believes in "Orange the world" using the colour designated by the campaign to showcase a brighter future.
Almost nine months after the Jets cut him, Revis finally found a landing spot on Wednesday when he signed with the Chiefs. Since then their pass defense, which ranked 18th was average as a unit in 2016, has fallen to 28th this season.
Robinho burst onto the scene as a teenager at Real Madrid , where he played for three seasons before moving to the Premier League. The forward, 33, has reportedly been found guilty of sexual assault while at a Milan disco on January 22, 2013.
The commission cast their votes on the long-delayed project Monday, though the decision could still be challenged in court. Environmentalists and other opponents said the leak was more evidence that the pipeline was unsafe and should be rejected.
The massive fall on the rankings also comes as a surprise given the Eagles' impressive showing during the November global break. They climbed nine places in the world since October to displace Tunisia as the number one national team in Africa.
There is now an evacuation zone around the volcano , which stretches between six to 7.5km from the summit. The disaster agency recommended against any activity within 6-7.5 km (3.7-4.6 miles) of the crater.
Dish's 13.2 million customers are important to advertisers on CBS, which also counts on the satellite carrier's subscriber fees. CBS offers All Access, its own web-based streaming service starting at $5.99 a month.
Friday's bomb and gun assault on the Rawda mosque near North Sinai provincial capital of El-Arish killed at least 235 people. On Friday Morning, a massive explosion in Al-Rawada mosque, located in the town of Beer El Abed, in North Sinai's Al-Arish.
She said the meal is a way to build relationships with those who attend and let them know about the services the mission offers. Volunteers started cooking around 75 turkeys at the Center for Hope around 10 a.m.
Watch their analysis in full here . "Zlatan is not going to do that job, and Lukaku doesn't want to do that either". But it could become a problem, the energy Zlatan creates, it will be all about him, and it's always been that way.
He called again for an official investigation into the crisis, saying those who were responsible must be held accountable. Rex Tillerson accuses Myanmar's security forces of perpetrating "horrendous atrocities" against the Muslim minority .
Trooper shot and killed in east-central Texas
The agency also said it will file capital murder charges against the suspected killer, Dabrett Black, 32, of Lindale, Texas. FAIRFIELD, Texas (AP) - A Texas state trooper is dead after he was shot during a Thanksgiving traffic stop in East Texas.
JP: Warmer temperatures for the weekend
A wind from the south/southeast will carry warmer air into the Valley tomorrow, allowing that warm up to the 60s in the afternoon. We start in the 30s and climb to the upper 50s by noon and briefly into the lower 60s by 2 PM before 50s return for the evening.
PS4 Console Black Friday 2017 Sales
Given that Gold subscribers are given bigger discounts, the store is also offering cheaper subscription rate for Xbox Gold Live. The entire week has been pull of deals, but we've been yet to see a Nintendo Switch deal emerge until now.
Nokia 2 Priced At Rs 6999 To Go On Sale On Friday
Users will have to shell out Rs 309 or above across 9 recharges to get 5GB of free data handed to them per recharge. The battery-centric Nokia 2 comes in three colour options - Pewter Black, Pewter White and Copper Black.
Apple's Cheaper iPhone SE 2 To Hit Shelves In 2018
Apple is expected to launch the much-anticipated version of the smaller sized iPhone between the months of January and March. Wistron has also set up manufacturing for Apple in India, and is now churning out the original iPhone SE in India itself.