16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence – Day 15

Respect Victoria, Respect Victoria campaign against gender based violence, Intimate partner violence, United Nations defines violence against women

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The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is a global initiative running from 25 November through 10 December, annually.

 

Gender based violence:
Refers to violence that is specifically ‘directed against a woman because she is a woman or that affects women disproportionately’.

Intimate Partner Violence:
Refers to any behaviour by a man or a woman in an intimate relationship (including current or past marriages, domestic partnerships, familial relations, or people who share accommodation) that causes physical, sexualised, emotional, psychological, spiritual, technological or financial abuse to those in the relationship. Intimate partner violence is the most common form of violence against women.

Respect Victoria, Respect Victoria campaign against gender based violence,

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