It is unacceptable in the 21st century that women and girls continue to be abused, harassed, raped, mutilated or forced into marriage.


HR/VP Josep Borrell and European Commission

Stop gender-based violence

25 November marks the International Day for the elimination of Violence against Women, when we #OrangeTheWorld to show our solidarity towards victims and survivors, and we kick off the 16 days of activism to end gender-based violence. It is also the 2nd anniversary of the EU’s Gender Action Plan III (GAP III).

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16 days of activism by EU Delegations across the globe

16 days of activism by EU Missions around the world

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