Which global policies protect women and girls from violence?
Sustainable Development Goals: 4, 5
- SDG 4 - Quality Education
- SDG 5 - Gender Equality
For the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, UN Women experts answer your burning questions about rape culture, violence against trans women, prevention and more. Alethia Jimenez, Policy Specialist at the Ending Violence Against Women Section of UN Women HQ, answers the question: “What global policies are in place to protect women and girls?” The annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence from 25 November to 10 December is a global campaign to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls. This year’s theme is “Orange the world: End violence against women now!”