European Union External Action


Orange the world

Half day workshop organised by the National Human Rights Commission and the European Union Delegation in Mauritius in the context of the 'International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women’.

"Violence against women is a grave violation of human rights and yet it is still widespread across the world. The perception that harassment or being violent towards women is normal and acceptable is wrong and must change. We all have the responsibility to say no, openly reject acts of violence or harassment, and stand by the victims" the EU stressed, ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. And once again the EU lights up its buildings in orange, reflecting its continued support.

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