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Najat Rochdi commented: “Ending all forms of violence against women and girls is a priority for all of us. The horrifying surge of violence reported against them as a result of the COVID19 pandemic and the unfolding economic crisis, must be reversed and must end now,” External link

nna-enThursday, November 25, 2021 2:51:00 PM CET

Sima Bahous said: “The Covid-19 pandemic, which necessitated isolation and social distancing, enabled a second, shadow pandemic of violence against women and girls, where they often found themselves in lockdown with their abusers,” External link

nytimesWednesday, November 24, 2021 11:01:00 PM CET

Michelle Nunn said: “It is impossible for women and girls to achieve equality when violence and sexual harassment threaten their security every day,” External link

financialpostWednesday, November 24, 2021 1:38:00 PM CET

Robin Fleming said: "BSP is also an advocate for women in leadership and we are proud that almost half of our workforce are women including women in leadership roles within the organisation as well as our Board. Women's equal participation at all levels in the corporate world and in our communities is imperative and this means breaking down stereotypical views on leadership qualities thought of as masculine, creating more networking opportunities for women, challenging outdated pathway to leadership roles that shuts women out and addressing bias and discrimination," External link

4-tradersThursday, November 25, 2021 12:12:00 AM CET

Joanna Wronecka said: “Today and every day, we stand in full solidarity with all the women who are victims of violence,” External link

naharnet-enThursday, November 25, 2021 12:30:00 PM CET

Michelle O Neill said: "The horrific abuse perpetrated against women and girls across our society is both harrowing and heart breaking. The experiences of survivors tells us the devastating impact that domestic violence has on victims' lives, and the lives of their families. Women and girls feeling unsafe in their own homes, too afraid to speak out or seek help. It must stop. " External link

irishsunThursday, November 25, 2021 2:07:00 PM CET

Frances Fitzgerald said: “As we mark this day, the EPP Group in the European Parliament reiterates that violence against women and girls, in all its forms, is a crime for which we have zero tolerance. We are calling on the European Commission to use all available tools and policies to tackle this horrific crime. It is vital that the Commission brings forward its legislative proposal to prevent and combat violence against women in the near future. Violence against women is one of the least prosecuted and punished crimes in the world. This cannot continue. Member States need to step up to the plate, collecting data on the extent of such violence and sharing best practices, so that we can work together at EU level to have a Europe free from violence against women and girls” External link

eppgroupFriday, November 26, 2021 12:08:00 AM CET

Beate Rudolf said: "The strategy must be a substantive, structural all-round strategy from prevention to prosecution," External link

deutschewelle-enThursday, November 25, 2021 2:00:00 PM CET

Ronald Sanders said: “CARICOM countries, are not exempt from these continuing events of violence against women, nor are we absolved from the practices within power structures that fail to defend women” External link

thevoicesluWednesday, November 24, 2021 3:51:00 PM CET

Carla Barnett said: “The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) maintains that globally one in four women was a child bride. UN Women reminds us that the economic fallout is expected to push 47 million more women and girls in Latin America and the Caribbean into extreme poverty in 2021, thereby reversing decades of hard-fought progress in our Region,” External link

thedailyheraldFriday, November 26, 2021 3:33:00 AM CET

Ronald Sanders concluded: “The day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women should be every day – in all that we do – until our women and girls enjoy lives without violence” External link

thevoicesluWednesday, November 24, 2021 3:51:00 PM CET

Ryan Rogers said: “There is a gender-based violence global emergency,” External link

financialpostWednesday, November 24, 2021 1:38:00 PM CET

Deborah Lyons said: "We must act together to tackle this shadow pandemic. The violence should be prevented, we must change attitudes that shame survivors and support violence, we must support services for survivors," External link

aninewsThursday, November 25, 2021 8:06:00 AM CET

Melinda Foster Sellers said (about Kay One): “Since 1963, Mary Kay has made a commitment to improving the lives of girls and women everywhere,” External link

4-tradersWednesday, November 24, 2021 1:43:00 PM CET

Loren Legarda said: “Aside from ensuring that their rights and welfare are protected, we must also give equal importance in providing women better access to and control over resources that they need to be empowered economically,” “These abuses and acts of violence happen because the situations of many of the women victims render them vulnerable to these” External link

inquirerThursday, November 25, 2021 10:36:00 PM CET

Kathrin Gaal comments: “Especially now, in this challenging time, it is particularly important that women get support quickly in emergency situations,” “Every woman who needs protection from domestic male violence has a safety net in our city. The 24-hour Women’s Emergency Hotline and the Women’s Shelter Emergency Hotline help quickly and unbureaucratically – around the clock” External link

eurocitiesThursday, November 25, 2021 5:08:00 PM CET

Loren Legarda said: “Violence against women is one of the most pervasive human rights abuses in the country despite the existence of laws aimed at preventing such abuses,” “We all have to get involved in pursuing causes for women to ensure that the significant women in our lives—mother, wife, sister, daughter, or even a close friend—would not feel helpless, be discriminated against or abused, and would have the strength and courage to stand for their rights” External link

inquirerThursday, November 25, 2021 10:36:00 PM CET

Claudine Aoun said: “Unequal power relationships are the premise and prelude to Gender Based Violence. The compounding crises facing Lebanon have only added new layers to that social and societal phenomenon. It is up to us all to bring about a definitive change through inclusion, equality and justice.” External link

nna-enThursday, November 25, 2021 2:51:00 PM CET

Derya Yanık said: “Violence against women is undoubtedly one of the most widespread human rights violations of our time. It is an important social problem that harms women physically, sexually, psychologically or economically, prevents women from being healthy individuals, and which should be solved primarily by countries. All over the world, from all ages, Women from all income levels or education levels are exposed to violence both face-to-face and online. Violence against women, which has different dynamics among the types of violence, is an area that we need to pay special attention to. Defining violence is the first condition of producing a solution. For this reason, violence against women should be given a name and We should discuss the reasons” External link

morningexpressThursday, November 25, 2021 8:46:00 AM CET

Kathrin Gaal added: “Violence against women has no place in our city and is never to be tolerated.,” External link

eurocitiesThursday, November 25, 2021 5:08:00 PM CET

Paul Givan said: "We are committed to tackling all forms of violence and unwanted behaviour against women and girls. We want a community where women and girls are safe and feel safe. " External link

irishsunThursday, November 25, 2021 2:07:00 PM CET

Susanne Raab said: "There is increased tension in families. That's why it's so important that we keep raising awareness of the issue of domestic violence," External link

friedlnewsThursday, November 25, 2021 11:02:00 PM CET

Loren Legarda concluded: “Violence against women can be prevented through strengthened awareness, government funding, strict implementation of existing laws, enhanced inter-agency coordination, and active community intervention,” External link

inquirerThursday, November 25, 2021 10:36:00 PM CET

Loren Legarda pointed out: “We have diligently toiled to enact legislation to protect the rights of women and promote their welfare,” External link

inquirerThursday, November 25, 2021 10:36:00 PM CET

Frances Fitzgerald said: “Strong action is needed to combat both offline and online violence against women and girls, including physical, psychological and sexual violence, as well as economic and coercive control. Violence against women must be legally defined and added to the list of EU crimes, and a European Directive is needed to counter the growing phenomenon of online violence against women. During the COVID-19 lockdowns, we have seen a 30% increase in instances of domestic violence, this is unacceptable and we cannot allow this to continue. We must educate our children from an early age that violence against women and girls is never justifiable - only then can we end this horrific crime” External link

eppgroupFriday, November 26, 2021 12:08:00 AM CET

Helga Maria Schmid said: “Security threats are becoming increasingly complex, particularly when they change quickly like digital forms of gender based violence. Our approach to finding solutions must also evolve. The OSCE already works to enhance the capacity of policymakers and law enforcement in our participating States to combat violence against women. We plan to expand this assistance to tackle these despicable acts in the digital realm as well,” External link

publicnowThursday, November 25, 2021 6:34:00 PM CET

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