Widows - a group with unusual problems in some countries

On 23rd June each year the UN observes an International Widows’ day to draw global attention to the voices and experiences of an estimated 258 million widows worldwide, of whom one in 10 lives in extreme poverty…

you can read more at this link. Definitely a group to keep in mind as we design projects to counter family violence.

Another way to help all women suffering violence is to sign the Call for an Everywoman Treaty. You can do this here.

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