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Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women; the start of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. Sophia Forum are taking this opportunity to launch their campaign ‘Walk in Our Knickers’ to highlight the fact that women living with HIV are twice as likely to have been or be affected by gender violence. ‘Walk in Our Knickers’ aims to raise awareness, advocate for improved practice and prompt responses from policy makers and government.
The Women Won’t Wait Campaign, FEIM and GCWA organizes a panel discussion on the linkages between Violence Against Women, AIDS and sustainable development. Date: Tuesday, 22 March at 16:30 Location: Boss Room, Church Centre, New York
This CSW side event will be an opportunity to discuss the vulnerability of women and girls, transgendered women, and gender-nonconforming people to HIV infection as the result of violence perpetrated against them.