16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day.
- 1800RESPECT resources
- Respect Victoria – A violence free Victoria – It all starts with respect
- Respect Victoria – resources
- Respect Victoria – calendar of events
- 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Wikipedia
- ILO campaign
- Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) – complete resources and calendar
- UN Women
- Victorian Women’s Trust
In The News:
Carlton celebrates the 16 Days of Activism / Eliza Dewar — Nov 27, 2019 — Carlton is taking part in the 16 Days of Activism campaign as a club to advocate for gender equality and to spark conversation in our community.
Meet 16 brave women human rights defenders from Afghanistan — Amnesty International-24 Nov 2019 — AI is working with Woman Human Rights Defenders in Afghanistan to showcase their rare, powerful stories. From big cities to most remote and insecure provinces in Afghanistan, 16 WHRDs have shared their stories of success, challenges and hopes for the future. From today on, till December 10, their stories will be published one a day. There profiles capture only a fraction of what these activists have accomplished and challenges they have faced.
Orange the World: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based … — World Health Organization–22 Nov 2019 — The international campaign “16 days of Activism against Gender-based Violence” starts on 25 November 2019, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and will continue until 10 December 2019, Human Rights Day. Under this year’s theme, “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape” the campaign focuses on the issue of rape as a specific form of harm committed against women and girls in times of peace or war. WHO is calling for more action to prevent and end violence against women.
16 Days of Activism: Attitude and caring is key / Francis Petersen, Daily Maverick-21 Nov 2019 — How can we break the cycle of bad influences resulting in violence and abuse? How can we interrupt the process of elevating patriarchal and misogynistic role models?
16 days to raise awareness against gender-based violence — Mirage News-21 Nov 2019 — Wodonga Council is once again teaming up with local community organisation for the 16 Days of Activism … The campaign aims to provide the opportunity for the community to learn more about violence against women as well as the underlying causes of men’s violence including: Gender inequality ; Gender power imbalances ; Stereotypes and biases ; Negative attitudes towards women.
Yerevan to host press conference dedicated to 16 Days of … — Panorama.am-22 Nov 2019 — This year, the 16-day campaign will run under the slogan “Generation Equality: Stop sexual harassment”, focusing on sexual harassment in different areas of life, combating and preventing violence and harassment against women. During 16-day period, the campaign will include several events, starting with this press conference. The campaign is especially meaningful in the framework of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals, where Goal 5 aims to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls, and includes specific targets to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls.
Buffalo City Metro launches 16 Days of Activism International–RNews–22 Nov 2019
16 Days of Activism: What you need to know about the ‘No … International–The South African–5 Dec 2016
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