“The new agenda is a promise by leaders to all people everywhere. It is a universal, integrated and transformative vision for a better world.”

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on The Sustainable Development Goals

The World Health Organisation has estimated that the epidemic of gender violence (violence against women from men) kills and disables MORE women and girls between 15 and 44 years old THAN cancer, traffic accidents, malaria and war COMBINED

Fact Sheet: Violence Against Women Worldwide