Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Unite to End Violence Against Women

"The United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women  The premise of the day is to raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject to rape, domestic violence and other forms of violence; furthermore, one of the aims of the day is to highlight that the scale and true nature of the issue is often hidden. For 2014, the official Theme framed by the UN Secretary-General’s campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women, is Orange your Neighborhood.
Historically, the date is based on date of the 1960 assassination of the three Mirabal sisters, political activists in the Dominican Republic; the killings were ordered by Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo. In 1981, activists marked November 25 as a day to combat and raise awareness of violence against women more broadly; on December 17, 1999, the date received its official United Nations (UN) resolution. The UN and the Inter-Parliamentary Union have encouraged governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize activities to support the day as an international observance. For example, UN Women (the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) observes the day each year and offers suggestions for other organizations to observe it. For 2014, the focus is on how violence cuts across all 12 of the critical areas of concern of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which turns 20 next year."
Crazy in love's staff, Bora Bora Club, is pleased to invite you to a party to celebrate the International Day For The Elimination of Violence Against Women on the 25 of november. Live music from 1.30 pm SLT thanks to Dj Lorenvox and Dj Vaan Artis at 18.30pm SLT.

Given the importance of the subject we would like to give the attendees a little gift made by Dario Waddington ( RGDW Shop ).

We would like to remind you that when you arrive http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Green%20Farm/104/51/53  you will find a link to donate to Amnesty International (An association focused on the defense of human rights), and all the references to the principal associations that deal with violence against women.

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