Ending Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls: The Global Tipping Point (HuffPo UK)

Enero 9, 2013 - 12:30

1/9/2013 -- Huffington Post UK -- "Ending Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls: The Global Tipping Point"; London Office Director Jacqui Hunt discusses recent developments and ongoing efforts in the fight to address violence against women.


The world is once again at a stage where a single dramatic event might be the impetus for revolutionary change on a global level. Something fundamental was altered in the global mindset after a 23-year-old woman was raped and murdered on a bus in Delhi last month. Although rape is an everyday event which has affected millions of women worldwide, this case was somehow different. It connected with both the Indian public and a wider audience on a deeper emotional level. It left us shocked but even more determined to continue the fight. Could the world have reached a point where it refuses to tolerate the continued sexual violence against women and girls? [Read more...]