The Presidential Palace is lit in orange marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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Nov. 25 marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and kicked off a 16-day activist campaign that ends on Dec. 10, the Human Rights Day.During this campaign people all over the world speak out to end violence against women and girls under one theme, Orange the World: #HearMeToo.Light is shed on stories of various women that have survived violence or are defending women's rights all over the world.Legislation alone is not enough to prevent violence against women. It is the responsibility of all society's stakeholders to focus on this death machine.
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