Chairperson, I hereby move without notice:
That the Council-
1) notes that 25 November marks the United Nation's International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which is an occasion for governments, international organisations and nongovernmental organisations to raise public awareness of violence against women;
2) further notes that this also marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign, which starts from 25 November to 10 December to highlight the scourge of gender-based violence and the brutality that continues to face many women and children across the globe;
3) takes this opportunity to join the nation and the rest of the world in lending a voice support to rally our nation to condemn in the strongest possible terms the brutality that many women and children, especially girl-children continue to face in this country; and
4) expresses its support to the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign.
Motion agreed to in accordance with section 65 of the Constitution.