VAW

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AcronymDefinition
VAWViolence Against Women
VAWViolence at Work
VAWCarrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (US Navy)
VAWVon Amts Wegen (German: Officially)
VAWVariable Wavelength
VAWCarrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (US Navy aviation unit designation used in 1948 and from 1956 to date)
VAWVoice of Afghan Women
VAWVardø, Norway - Svartnes (Airport Code)
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Talking to reporter here on Thursday, Aneesa Waliullah- a columnist and social activist- said one of the major challenges to prevent and end violence against women and girls worldwide was the substantial funding shortfall which results in lack of resources for initiatives to check the violence against women and girls.
The video highlights the joint commitment of the religious leaders of Cyprus to condemning all forms of violence against women and girls.
The conversation emphasized the need to talk as widely as possible about negative stereotypes of gender in society and the still high level of justification for violence against women - it is imperative to recognize this problem in all, even at the representative, levels of society.
Speaking on the occasion, the Country Representative for UN Women Jamshed M Kazi appreciated the active participation of the Punjab government for ending violence against women and girls.
The campaign was organised by the 'Ending Violence Against Women and Girls Alliance' (EVAWGA) Balochistan, while the illumination event was jointly arranged by the Balochistan government and the EVAWGA with the support of the 'UN Women'.
Every year, from November 25 to December 10, the United Nations, international agencies, governments, non-government organisations and community-based bodies partake in an international campaign to end violence against women and girls.
It involves individuals and groups around the world who point to this problem with various activities and call for preventive action to strengthen awareness of violence against women.
Violence against women includes (but is not limited to) domestic abuse, rape and sexual violence, sexual exploitation, honour-based violence, forced marriage and female genital mutilation.
The overall conclusion that we draw from the study is that high rate of physical violence against women varies in rural and urban areas.
Dubai: The Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC) said they are working on a policy to combat violence against women in Dubai, and this proposal project will be raised to the concerned authorities on completion.
Speaking at a debate with members of the House of People's Representatives (HPR), she noted that this bill, developed in accordance with a participatory approach, aims to define violence against women, identify its different forms and ensure victims' protection.
DepEd, in partnership with the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) and the Interagency Council on Violence Against Women and their Children (IACVAWC), has started conducting the "2015 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC)" since November 25.