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UWP Women’s Arm Issues Call To Action To Prevent Violence Against Women And Girls

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The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence which started on November 25, aims to raise awareness and mobilize efforts against violence against women and girls.

This global issue transcends borders, cultures, and socio-economic strata, and is a violation of fundamental human rights.

The event calls for a renewed focus on investing in prevention strategies that address the unique challenges faced by different communities.

Prevention strategies are crucial in creating a world where women and girls can live free from the fear of violence. T

They involve tackling root causes, dismantling harmful societal norms, and fostering a culture of respect and equality.

This requires a proactive commitment of resources, time, and effort to create lasting change. Supporting educational programs that challenge gender stereotypes and promote healthy relationships is also essential.

Legal and policy changes that address systemic issues contributing to gender-based violence are also crucial aspects of prevention.

Fostering open dialogues within communities, such as families, schools, workplaces, and religious institutions, is another crucial aspect of prevention.

Fighting gender-based violence is a shared duty that requires strategic and prudent investment that will have a long-lasting impact, end the cycle of silence and create a future free from the threat of violence to women and girls.

A clear call to action is needed, including investments in prevention, vocalization of opposition to violence, and support for survivors.

The 16 Days of Activism is used as a catalyst of change, to ensure that violence against women and girls will be an anomaly rather than the norm in the future.

As such, we will continue to monitor investigations into alleged sexual assault of females
officers by Senior Police Officer.

SOURCE: United Workers Party National Women’s Arm

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6 COMMENTS

  1. I don’t blame them to keep pounding at it, equally the SLP can push for same for that individual and the college girl saga back when they were in power. ehbeh!

  2. I strongly support the topic Violence against women or females, but I was not expecting this from the UWP. Where were they when this man attempted to get at Janine Compton? So many things have happened to women, there were 2 women in government in the previous regime, did they ever utter a word?
    This is what we called Hypocrite with a capital H.

  3. Great initiative..also included should be the urgent need for individuals to value themselves with emphasis and or focus on their own worth and confidence and morale boosters.

  4. The hypocrisy in the UWP regime is more than pathetic. In your previous regime you had Mary Isaac , Sarah Flood, Fortuna BELROSE what did they do help young women and girls nada. All they were concerned was to enrich themselves.
    So today you’ll want to get back to living the high life so all people like Nancy Charles ,Manover, Joycelyn Fletcher, and the list goes on
    It’s TO LATE NOW,

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