International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women: OPL sounds the alarm and calls for concrete action

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The organization of the people in struggle expresses its concerns in front of the extent of the acts of violence against the women and the girls who represent barricades on the way of the freedom and the well-being of the population.

In a position paper published Friday, November 25, 2022 on the occasion of the celebration of the International Day of Struggles against all forms of violence against women and girls, the coordination of gender equity of the OPL encourages the leaders of the country to make this fight ”a priority issue to help put an end to all acts of violence against women and girls girls of society”.

Referring to the figures and statistics of organizations working for the promotion and respect of women’s and girls’ rights, the structure coordinated by Wiline Alcius says it has observed a spectacular rise in cases of rape, murder and other abuses of which women are victims in the exercise of their social and economic activities.
The OPL takes as an example these data from
The OPL takes as an example the data of the United Nations Organization that deals with women’s issues (UN-WOMEN) according to which there is a world of difference between women and men in the protection of their rights.

Renewing its commitment to contribute to the elimination of violence against women and girls, the organization of the people in struggle calls for the intensification of actions for an egalitarian society on the physical, social and economic level.
While indicating that there is still a long way to go, the OPL congratulates all women who courageously take the decision to denounce the acts of violence of which they are victims. It is according to the party a behavior that will help to fight against acts of abuse in all layers of society.

In this note signed by Wiline Alcius, head of the gender equity coordination of the party founded by Gérard Pierre Charles, the OPL reminds the population in general, and the authorities in particular, that violence against women and girls is an act of violation of human rights, a danger to public health, an obstacle to the development of democracy in the country, and finally a great barricade on the path to freedom and well-being of the population.


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