National Black Awareness Day
A tribute to Zumbi dos Palmares, murdered in 1695, and his fight against slavery. It is National Black Awareness Day and marks the inclusion of black people in Brazilian society. black women are the main victims of gender-based violence.
International Day of Non-Violence against Women
Tribute to the Mirabal sisters (Patria, Minerva and Maria Teresa) for their violent murder on November 25, 1960, by the dictator Rafael Trujilo in the Dominican Republic. In 1999, the date was officially recognized by the United Nations as the International Day of Non-Violence against Women.
World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day. All over the world, the number of women infected with the virus is growing, even as a result of sexual violence.
National Men's Mobilization Day to end violence against women - White Ribbon
Date of the massacre at the Polytechnic School in Montreal, Canada, on December 6, 1989, when 14 female students were murdered and 13 injured. It is the day of the Global Men's Mobilization to End Violence against Women, the White Ribbon Campaign.
International Human Rights Day
On December 10, 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations (UN) in response to the violence of the Second World War. Violence against women is a violation of human rights.