November 25th has been designated as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women by the United Nations General Assembly.
*One in three women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence — mostly by an intimate partner.
*Globally, 35% of women and girls will experience some form of physical and/or sexual violence. This percentage is even higher in some countries.
*November 25th kicks off 16 days of activism, raising awareness and encouraging education, intervention and prevention ending on December 10th, Human Rights Day.