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07 March 2013

“One Woman: A song for UN Women” will launch on International Women’s Day

“One Woman: A song for UN Women will launch on International Women’s Day. The track will be globally available for download as of 8 March (EST 7 March, 12 noon) on http://song.unwomen.org, together with the full song video and behind-the-scenes videos chronicling the song’s year-long production.

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05 March 2013

UN Women Executive Director calls for action on ending violence against women

In her message for International Women’s Day, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet called on the international community to deliver on their commitments and to protect women’s right to live free of violence.

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05 January 2013

Ban offers condolences over death of Delhi student, urges reforms to deter violence against women

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expresses “deep sorrow over the death of a young Indian woman who was gang-raped in a bus in the city of New Delhi earlier this month, according to his spokesperson.

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01 December 2012

Information campaign “Home without violence" started in Belarus

Information campaign “Home without violence" started in Belarus. The campaign aims at prevention of domestic violence and combatting its manifestations.

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18 October 2012

Human trafficking under spotlight at Conference of Parties meeting

Traffickers in human beings make an estimated $32 billion annually in an illicit market that affects millions of victims worldwide every year.

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09 October 2012

Free national hot line for victims of domestic violence opened in Belarus

The national free hot line 8-801-100-8-801 for victims of domestic violence started its work on August 13. The telephone line was opened on the premises of the Gender Prospects, International Non-Governmental Organization within the project of international technical assistance “Rising the national potential of the State to counter oppose family violence in the republic of Belarus.

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