Statement of the 16 Days of activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign 2022
Today, the world is witnessing the launch of the 16 Days of activism against Gender-Based Violence. The 16 Days of Activism provides an important opportunity each year to focus the world’s attention on helping stop this global scourge. This year, under the UNiTE theme “Activism to End Violence against Women & Girls”, YWU calls on all governments, institutions, local and international organizations, national networks, and human rights organizations to assume their responsibilities in supporting and promoting women's rights, and in this context and in response to the implementation of the objectives of the campaign, the Yemeni Women's Union, like all civil society organizations, directs all its efforts to work together with all its branches to carry out activities to support the goals of the campaign that serve the best interests of women.
As the role of organizations is to protect women and their rights dignity, and that protection is the right of everyone and the protection of women, their education, and empowerment is a right, women are the sisters of men honoring them in honor of our families, they are the mother, sister, wife, worker, and educator, the builder of generations and the maker of our future.
Issued by: Yemen Women Union-Executive Office