International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

WHEN: November 25, 2012
WHERE: Worldwide
WHAT: Women's activists have marked 25 November as a day against violence since 1981. The date commemorates the brutal assassination of the three Mirabal sisters, political activists in the Dominican Republic, in 1960 on orders of Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo (1930-1961).
WEB: http://www.un.org/en/events/endviolenceday/