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UNFPA partnered to launch campaign against gender-based violence

UNFPA partnered with the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network (ARDN) to launch in Ethiopia today the Red Card Campaign against all forms of discrimination and violence against women and girls. This campaign which aims at drawing the attention of policy makers, civil society and citizens to violence against women and …

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The Shadow Pandemic: Violence against women during COVID-19

Various forms of violence It is estimated that 35 per cent of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or sexual violence by a non-partner (not including sexual harassment) at some point in their lives. However, some national studies show that up to 70 per cent …

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