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Ten Years of Vagina Victories

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2005: V-DAY EUR({})PE


The first regional European V-Day workshops take place in April in Brussels, with 55 V-Day organizers representing 18 countries. A star-studded, multi-country, multi-language production of The Vagina Monologues raises funding for the Rape Crisis Network-Europe, Solidarité Femmes et Refuge pour Femmes Battues and the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq. Learn more
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2005: SAFE H({})USE – BAYAT HAWA


On July 18, Bayat Hawa, Egypt’s first safe house for women and children escaping domestic violence, opens. Created by the Association for the Development & Enhancement of Women (ADEW), the program offers comprehensive services for women and children traumatized by domestic violence, while also promoting dialogue and public awareness of violence among the media, policy-makers and community leaders.  Learn more
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