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Last summer, CongoSwim participants and donors made it possible for five women and youth-led groups in the DR Congo to receive grants. Please check out our Who We Support page to learn more about the work the groups are doing for lasting peace and a future free of violence against women and children.
Please continue your support this summer by doing at least one of the following:
Christina Gore is a student at the University of Tennessee and an intern with the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations during the summer of 2014
Max Hill is a student at the University of Arkansas and an intern at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations for the summer of 2014.
The Orange Day tomorrow (25 June) will focus on engaging sport communities and addressing gender-based violence in sport.
How will you observe the day?
Here are some ideas from UNiTE to End Violence against Women:
by Grace Segers
The Secretary General’s UNiTE to End Women against Violence campaign declared the 25th of every month an “Orange Day,” a day to raise awareness and advocate against the harming of women. November 25th of each year is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, but the UNiTE campaign reminds us that violence against women is a serious, yearlong problem that should be addressed often. Witness and advocacy and work deserves more than just a single day once a year.
Each Orange Day has a different theme. The theme for June 25 ...