The activities of the National Campaign to Combat Violence against Woman start today Sunday at the National Museum under auspices of the Vice-President of the Republic Alhaj Adam Yousif. The campaign, which comes in the context of the decisions of the Conference of the Great Lakes member-states, includes cultural activities and visit programs.
In a separate development, the State Minister of Social Welfare Ibrahim Adam Ibrahim, said the national campaign aims at combating all forms of physical, psychological and economic violence against women. Addressing a press conference Saturday at the Sudan News Agency premises, the minister added that the campaign, which will begin on 25 November and last for 16 days, will also be launched in all states, and symposiums, lectures and briefing sessions would be organized especially in rural areas. He said programmes associated with the campaign would continue for a year to combat all forms of violence against women.