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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) was observed on November 25th across the world.

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Theme : "Orange the world: Hear Me Too". It aims to reinforce UNiTE Campaign’s commitment to create world free from violence for all women and girls and reaching out to most marginalized people including migrants, refugees, indigenous peoples, minorities and populations affected by natural disasters and conflicts.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women was instituted by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in December 1999.

This day is commemorated in memory of Mirabal sisters who were three political activists from Dominican Republic. They were brutally assassinated during the Rafael Trujillo dictatorship (1930-1961) in 1960.