16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

The “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence” is an international campaign that takes place annually from November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) to December 10 (International Human Rights Day). The campaign aims to raise awareness about gender-based violence, promote gender equality, and advocate for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.

We stand united against one of the most pervasive violations of human rights.

Gender-based violence persists worldwide, intensifying in various settings.

  • 1 in 3 women experience violence throughout their lifetime. Violence against women and girls is the most pervasive human rights violation worldwide.
  • Each year, over 200 million ever-married or partnered women and girls face violence from their intimate partners.
  • 55 % of countries lack laws prohibiting discrimination against women. We need more policies and laws to provide a safer environment for ALL.
  • 26% that’s the percentage of women aged 15 and older who have been subjected to intimate partner violence.

Find more facts about gender-based violence HERE

On November 25, we raised our voices and launch a powerful video message to the world, highlighting 16 compelling reasons why we must collectively combat gender-based violence

Join us in spreading awareness, fostering empathy, and advocating for change. Together, let’s create a world where every woman and girl can live free from fear and violence.

Share this video to amplify our collective message. Let’s inspire action, challenge norms, and build a future where dignity and respect prevail.