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#HearMeToo”: Sixteen Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence in the Arab States

 Building on the momentum of global movements and grassroots campaigns such as “#MeToo”, “#TimesUp”, “#BalanceTonPorc”, and “#NiUnaMenos”, the UN theme for this year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (25 November – 10 December) under the UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign is Orange the World: #HearMeToo.
#HearMeToo brings to the forefront the voices of women and girls who have survived violence, who are defending women’s rights every day, who are taking action—many of them very far away from the limelight or media headlines.


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