Posted by: Ana Monroy | April 16, 2013

International Women’s Day 2013

In Shiraz, Sarvestan Settlement, Iran, The Protection Associate opened International Women’s Day ceremony welcoming all women and men refugees. During his speech he clarified that violence is not a women’s issue and that men have a key role to play in making society safe for everyone, he mentioned that violence against women affects all and that men and women must be part of the solution.

He invited everyone to work to end violence against women and emphasized that it is time for preventing and responding to sexual and gender‐based violence against women, men, girls and boys.

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