Women marching on International Women's Day in Nigeria. Photo credit: Sunday Alamba.

16 days of activism calendar

One in three women experience violence during their lifetime, and in countries affected by conflict women are 50% more likely to experience domestic violence. Since the start of the pandemic, this violence has intensified.

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16 Days of Activism Calendar

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence began on 25th November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and ran until 10 December, Human Rights Day. It is a global campaign that calls for more action to prevent and end violence against women by breaking down barriers that rob women of their power.

Thank you for signing up to receive your free 16 Days of Activism Calendar and taking action towards ending gender-based violence. With this calendar you:

  • Tested your knowledge on violence against women facts
  • Used your voice on social media to bring awareness to gender-based violence 
  • Became an ally for women survivors of war and helped them gain the tools to realise their power and fight gender-based violence in their communities