According to the World Health Organization (#WHO): globally, as many as 38% of murders of women are committed by an intimate partner! #usfmep organizes and attends high-level panel discussions with leaders in the fight against this form of violence in order to find effective, innovative, and fair global solutions to help women around the world. We can work together to end the #epidemic of #violence against women! http://ow.ly/i/3YgDt
140 MILLION girls & women have suffered #FemaleGenitalMutilation (#FGM). It’s a form of violence against women and girls. Share and spread the word to #orangeurworld! http://ow.ly/i/3YfVm
#usfmep President Salwa Kader proudly wears #orange for the elimination of #violence against #women! Today marks the wrap-up of the #16Days of activism to eradicate violence against women. How have you worked to end violence against women?
#usfmep strongly condemns the increasingly frequent and alarming atrocities currently being committed by the mostly Muslim ex-Seleka forces and the Christian anti-balaka militias in the Central African Republic. USFMEP strongly advises that the groups involved are engaged by the international community to find a peaceful resolution to their conflict, helping to protect and save the lives of civilians in the Central African Republic. http://ow.ly/rBmmo