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#1Woman - End the Violence - Women's Day

#1Woman - End the Violence - Women's Day

WARNING: This presentation contains graphic photos of extreme violence and explicit images. Due to it’s adult nature we ask that anyone under the age of 18 please stop viewing immediately. @empoweredpres

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May 17, 2016
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  1. #1WOMAN

  2. VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IS THE MOST PERVASIVE YET LEAST RECOGNIZED

    HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE IN THE WORLD.
  3. 1 OF 3 WOMEN WORLDWIDE WILL BE PHYSICALLY, SEXUALLY OR

    OTHERWISE ABUSED DURING HER LIFETIME.
  4. THIS PRESENTATION CONTAINS GRAPHIC PHOTOS OF EXTREME VIOLENCE AND EXPLICIT

    IMAGES. WARNING DUE TO ITS ADULT NATURE WE ASK THAT ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 PLEASE STOP VIEWING IMMEDIATELY.
  5. RAPE

  6. A GIRL BORN IN SOUTH AFRICA IS MORE LIKELY TO

    BE RAPED THAN LEARN HOW TO READ.
  7. WOMEN ARE RAPED IN CONGO EVERY DAY. 1,152 WHILE

  8. EVERY 6 MINUTES RAPE OCCURS IN THE UNITED STATES.

  9. SEXUAL SLAVERY

  10. WOMEN AND CHILDREN ARE HELD IN SEXUAL SERVITUDE AROUND THE

    WORLD, 2 MILLION
  11. OF TRAFFICKING CASES ARE NEVER REPORTED. YET 95%

  12. WOMEN IN RUSSIA ARE TRAFFICKED EVERY YEAR, 57,750

  13. CHILDREN ARE INVOLVED IN PROSTITUTION IN BRAZIL. 250,000

  14. DEMAND FOR VIRGIN CHILDREN

  15. THE DEMAND FOR VIRGIN CHILDREN HAS INCREASED DUE TO AIDS.

  16. $30, THE AVERAGE COST FOR MALES ARE

  17. AND $500 FOR FEMALES.

  18. AFTER THEIR INNOCENCE HAS BEEN STOLEN,

  19. GIRLS ARE CONSIDERED USED GOODS AND VALUED AT AS LITTLE

    AS $2 PER SEXUAL TRANSACTION.
  20. SEX FOR GRADES

  21. A RECURRENT PROBLEM IN THE EDUCATION SYSTEM IN LIBERIA.

  22. OF FEMALE STUDENTS HAD BEEN SEXUALLY HARASSED WHILE THEY STUDIED.

    A 2011 SURVEY CONDUCTED BY ACTIONAID FOUND THAT 85%
  23. WOMEN SAID THEY WERE FORCED TO KEEP REPEATING CLASSES IF

    THEY REFUSED TO HAVE SEX WITH THEIR MALE LECTURERS.
  24. STUDENTS AGED 16-17 IN UGANDA IS COERCED INTO SEX WITH

    THEIR TEACHERS. 8/100
  25. FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

  26. IT IS A PROCEDURE THAT INVOLVES PARTIAL OR TOTAL REMOVAL

    OF THE EXTERNAL FEMALE GENITALIA.
  27. IT HAS NO HEALTH BENEFITS, COMPLICATES CHILDBIRTH AND INHIBITS A

    WOMAN’S SEXUAL FEELINGS.
  28. GIRLS WILL EXPERIENCE FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION EVERY HOUR... 250

  29. THAT’S 42 GIRLS EVERY 10 MINUTES.

  30. FORCED MARRIAGE

  31. FORCED MARRIAGE CONTRIBUTES TO DRIVING GIRLS INTO A CYCLE OF

    POVERTY AND POWERLESSNESS.
  32. OF AFGHAN WOMEN WILL FACE FORCED MARRIAGES, 70-80%

  33. OF GIRLS IN NEPAL ARE MARRIED BY AGE 10, AS

    7%
  34. BY AGE 15. AND 40%

  35. SEXUAL ABUSE BY AN INTIMATE PARTNER

  36. OF WOMEN WILL EXPERIENCE PHYSICAL AND/OR SEXUAL VIOLENCE BY AN

    INTIMATE PARTNER AT SOME POINT IN THEIR LIVES. 70%
  37. WOMEN IN RUSSIA WILL DIE ANNUALLY FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, 14,000

  38. OF WOMEN IN INDIA THINK IT’S JUSTIFIABLE FOR THEIR HUSBAND

    TO BEAT THEM. AND 52%
  39. WE MUST RECOGNIZE PATTERNS AND SEEK HELP.

  40. WOMEN RAPED AS A WEAPON OF WAR

  41. SEXUAL VIOLENCE IS USED IN ORDER TO HUMILIATE, PUNISH AND

    CONTROL WOMEN AND THEIR COMMUNITIES.
  42. 100WOMEN FOUND DEAD EVERY DAY IN DARFUR,

  43. IN THE BOSNIAN WAR, 40,000

  44. IN SIERRA LEONE, 250,000

  45. DURING THE RWANDA GENOCIDE. AND 500,000

  46. FEMICIDE

  47. FEMICIDE IS THE KILLING OF FEMALES BY MALES BECAUSE THEY

    ARE FEMALE.
  48. HALF A MILLION FEWER FEMALE BABIES ARE BORN EACH YEAR

    IN INDIA DUE TO THE PRACTICE OF SEX- SELECTIVE ABORTION,
  49. 1.09 MILLION GIRLS IN CHINA ARE DEAD OR “MISSING” AT

    BIRTH. WHILE
  50. SOMETHING MUST BE DONE.

  51. KNOWING THE FACTS CAN MAKE A LASTING DIFFERENCE.

  52. WE CAN BE APART OF A SOLUTION BY SUPPORTING WOMEN’S

    ORGANIZATIONS THAT PROVIDE SERVICES FOR WOMEN WHO EXPERIENCE ABUSE OR VIOLENCE.
  53. WE CAN END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN.

  54. NOW THE TIME TO ACT IS

  55. INTERNATIONAL 03.08.13 WOMEN’S DAY

  56. IS A DAY TO LOOK BACK ON PAST STRUGGLES AND

    ACCOMPLISHMENTS,
  57. AND TO LOOK AHEAD FOR THE OPPORTUNITIES THAT AWAIT FUTURE

    GENERATIONS OF WOMEN.
  58. YOU CAN HELP PLEASE VISIT: INTERNATIONALWOMENSDAY.COM UNWOMEN.ORG ACTIONAID.ORG

  59. None
  60. #1WOMAN

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