Every 11 minutes, a woman killed by an intimate partner or family: UN chief

Ahead of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25, the UN chief emphasised the need to address the increasing violence against women across the world

Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres
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United Nations chief António Guterres urged world leaders to increase funding by 50 per cent to women rights organisations and movements by 2026.
 
In his message ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women which is observes on November 25, he said that every eleven minutes, a girl or a woman is killed by an intimate partner or family member. 

He also highlighted the rising menace of online abuse and cyber crimes targeting women and called upon the international leaders to take active steps to stop violence against women.

“Women and girls also face rampant online violence,

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First Published: Nov 22 2022 | 10:48 PM IST

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