Combating gender-based Violence: UN Bonn Participated in “Orange Your City”-Initiative
25 November marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. As part of global commemorations on this day, several organizations and companies in Bonn participated in the UN Women initiative “Orange Your City”: The UN logo of Langer Eugen, Deutsche Welle and the Post Tower were illuminated in orange from Saturday evening to Sunday morning.
On Monday 19 November, the global “16 Days of Activism” campaign was launched, under the umbrella of the Secretary-General’s campaign, UNiTE to End Violence against Women. The campaign’s global theme this year is: Orange the World: #HearMeToo.
The global campaign aims to broaden the conversation and highlights the voices and activism of survivors of violence and advocates around the world.
Read more about it here.