Violence against women – increasing public awareness

"The most terrible human rights abuse unaddressed is the abuse of women and girls..." Jimmy Carter

The Elders mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women by highlighting some of the challenges facing women and girls including female foeticide, child marriage, sexual violence and equal participation; and call for increased public awareness as a catalyst for action.


Lowering the marriage age: a step in the wrong direction

Guest blog

"A day to remind the world that we need more humanity"


Israel-Palestine: the politics of planning control


Jimmy Carter, the women's man