UN Women Bangladesh - 10 Actions to Stand Against Rape

 On 25th November 2019, representatives of the Government of Bangladesh, civil society organizations, the UN family and development partners, gathered together on the occasion of the National Dialogue on Actions Against Sexual Violence to commemorate the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence under the theme: Generation Equality Stands against Rape. A ‘Call for Action’ emerged from the National Dialogue, and included major legislative reforms, an overhaul of the justice response and essential services, improved data collection and monitoring, comprehensive sexuality education in our schools, and the strengthening and expanding of institutional partnerships to prevent impunity.

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Geographic coverage: Asia and the Pacific; Bangladesh

Subject area(s): Ending violence against women and girls

Publication year: 2020