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16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

One Health Day 2020

From November 25th to December 10th individuals, organizations, and communities from around the world come together to shed light on gender-based violence (GBV) and to call for its elimination globally. Learn how CDC’s programs and partnerships contribute to the global effort to prevent and respond to GBV.


Pictured: “I was born and raised in the streets. I do not know who my parents were. I did not even have a name. I named myself. I was abused and beaten more times than I can recall in the streets. An opportunity to go to school was the highlight of my life. I advise my classmates to focus, stay in school and not be swayed by things that will lead them down a destructive path.” – Linda Kelly, former street child. View photos of ‘Champions for Change’ in the photo exhibit from CDC Kenya.

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