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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.

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Closing the gender gap

Opinion

Typhoon Haiyan is a warning: we need to change the climate debate

Opinion

Climate change is a human rights issue

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Young women’s leadership on human rights

Opinion

The women of Zimbabwe making history

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Mary Robinson: 'I feel a terrible sense of urgency'

Opinion

A legacy for our children?

Opinion

Let's stop women's suffering