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Minute's silence to be held at Scottish Parliament in honour of all women killed by men this year

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A one-minute silence will be held at the Scottish Parliament for all women killed by men this year. The event has been organised on the 30th anniversary of the UN's global campaign 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, which runs from November 25 to December 10.

The silence will be held at 11.30am on Thursday across Parliament ahead of a debate led by Social Justice Secretary Shona Robison on eliminating violence against women and girls.

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