International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

 

 

Rape, a single word with devastating impact that spans decades, even generations. It destroys bodies and minds and puts peace in jeopardy. When left unpunished or trivialized, it creates a pervasive culture where sexual violence is normalized, women and girls are undervalued, and entire communities and nations are left fractured.

 

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Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019

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