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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Nov 19

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women: Advocating for Our Patients in the #MeToo Era, by Anita Ravi

In July of 1981, activists at the first Feminist Encentro for Latin America and the Caribbean declared November 25th the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The day was originally selected to honor the Mirabal sisters, three Dominican feminists assassinated in 1960 for defying the Trujillo dictatorship, and to bring international attention to…