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The Spotlight Initiative | EU and UN

Web stream of conference on EU and UN embarking on a new, global, multi-year initiative focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) - the Spotlight Initiative.
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Oct 6, 2017
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Resolution on Taking Action against Gender-related Killing of Women and Girls | UN General Assembly 2015

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 17 December 2015 on the report of the Third Committee (A/70/490) 70/176. Taking action against gender-related killing of women and girls.
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Dec 15, 2015
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UN Special Rapporteur on VAW Simonovic: Call for Submissions on Protection Orders and Shelters

The Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences seeks to collect information on shelters and protection orders which will feed into the thematic report she will present at the 35th session of the Human Rights Council.
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Jan 1, 2017
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