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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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Jimmy Carter: end impunity for sexual violence

“Soldiers feel this is one of the perquisites of victory – to abuse women and even tiny girls and children – just to prove that they are superior.”

In a video message to a major summit on sexual violence taking place this week, Jimmy Carter argues that ending impunity for these crimes must become an international priority.

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End impunity for honour killings

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Women, religion, violence and power

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A call to action: end discrimination against women

Opinion

Women live in a profoundly different, more dangerous world