We need more than words to end violence against women

It takes money and movements. An end to violence against women and girls means a co-ordinated and well-supported global and national effort.

UN Photo: Rick Bajornas
Pakistani education rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai speaks at the United Nations in New York on July 12, 2013.
Lauren Ravon, Kate McInturff
Published: Thursday, 03/06/2014 6:49 pm EST
Last Updated: Thursday, 03/06/2014 7:43 pm EST

It’s easier to think that violence is something that happens to someone else—in a different country, a different community, a different home. But the truth is that every day, everywhere, women are raped, beaten and killed just because they are women.

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