International: 16 days of activism against gender violence - 25 November - 10 December
Source:Center for Women's Global Leadership
Creating a culture that says NO to violence against women.
For the past eleven years, over 1000 individuals and organizations from over 100 countries have sponsored activities in their communities during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, November 25 - December 10, to raise awareness about all forms of violence against women. The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence has become an annual event in many towns, states and regions. Activists have used this 16-day period to create a solidarity movement that raises awareness around gender-based violence as a human rights abuse. The movement works to ensure better protection for survivors of violence and calls for the elimination of all forms of violence against women.
Submitted on Thu, 09/05/2002 - 00:00
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