Count on Me: My Pledge to End Violence Against Women
This petition had 687 supporters
1 in 3 women will experience violence at some point in her life. Eliminating Violence Against Women is necessary for a healthy and progressive society. Violence against women takes many forms, including domestic violence, rape and its use as a weapon of war, the practice of forced marriages of girl children, the bearing of the brunt of extreme poverty and the selective aborting of unborn females, among others.
Through this pledge, Maitri India wants to engage with every man and woman, boy and girl to take a stand and personally pledge that they will never commit, allow or encourage physical, sexual, verbal, emotional and economic abuse. The movement starts with YOU.
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“There is one universal truth applicable to all countries, cultures and communities, violence against women is never acceptable, never excusable and never tolerable.”
-Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary General
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