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Violence against women must stop; five stories of strength and survival

New York: Conflicts, humanitarian crises and increasing climate-related disasters have led to higher levels of violence against women and girls (VAWG), which has only intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing into sharp focus the urgent need to stem the scourge.

Pakistan: Balochistan reports 47 incidents of violence against women in 2020

Quetta: The restive Balochistan region in Pakistan has witnessed 47 incidents of violence against women in 2020, officials said recently.

First Person: Ending violence against women - ‘men and boys — I am talking to you’, says UN Deputy Chief

New York/IBNS: Men and boys who “turn a blind eye” to violence against women, must accept that they are “accomplices to violence” according to the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed.

UN backs global action to end violence against women and girls amid COVID-19 crisis

New York/IBNS: The United Nations is advocating immediate global action to end all forms of violence against women and girls in the midst of a global upsurge related to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic across the world.

Violence against women a barrier to peaceful future for all

New York/IBNS: Senior officials from across the United Nations on Wednesday stood in solidarity with survivors of violence against women and activists working to end the all-too common human rights violation.