10 December The White Ribbon
Breaking the silence:
In Brazil, every 2 minutes a woman is subjected to physical, psychological or sexual violence.
It is important to have a ” white knot” to show that both men and women are engaged in ending the violence against women.
Although only a few men and women are a part of the problem, everyone is able to be a part of the solution.
Violence against women in are world is responsible for more deaths and injuries in the women between the ages of 15 and 44 than cancer, paludism, traffic accidents and wars.
In Brazil, violence is punishable by law, the Law is n ° 11.340, passed on August 7, 2006 – ”Maria da Penha Act”
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