International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – Statement by Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson

“We call on all governments to join us in our shared responsibility to end violence against women.”

Washington, DC, November 22, 2017 – In observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) on November 25 and the accompanying 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, the United States reaffirms its commitment to defending the rights of women and girls to live free from violence.