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Global campaign targets violence against women and girls caused by 'militarism'

Headline Title:  Global campaign targets violence against women and girls caused by 'militarism' 25 November 2013 Amnesty International supporters worldwide today begin a 16-day global campaign challenging violence against women and girls exacerbated by increasingly militarized societies or "militarism". The 16 Days of Activism campaign against gender-based violence will put pressure on governments to take action to prevent and investigate sexual and gender-based violence, including crimes allegedly committed by security personnel, and protect women human rights defenders.…

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