16 Days of Activism Against Gender- Based Violence Campaign 2020, from 25 November , the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. The theme of the 2020 Campaign is "Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!"
Save the date and the place to be “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign 2019, from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day”.Supported by Ronald Tintin, Super Professeur and Ronning Against Cancer.
The is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. It was started by activists at the inaugural Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991 and continues to be coordinated each year by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership. It is used as an organizing strategy by individuals and organizations around the world to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.
In support of this civil society initiative, under the leadership of the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, the (UNiTE campaign) calls for global actions to increase awareness, galvanize advocacy efforts, and share knowledge and innovations.
The UN Secretary-General’s is marking the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (25 November to 10 December 2020) under the global theme,. UN Women’s is amplifying the call for global action to bridge funding gaps, ensure essential services for survivors of violence during the COVID-19 crisis, focus on prevention, and collection of data that can improve life-saving services for women and girls. The campaign is part of UN Women’s efforts for and building up to launch bold new actions and commitments to end violence against women at the in Mexico and France in 2021.
This year 2020 is like no other. Even before COVID-19 hit, violence against women and girls had reached pandemic proportions. Globally, were abused by an intimate partner in the past year. Meanwhile, less than of women who experience violence report it or seek help.
As countries implemented lockdown measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus, violence against women, especially domestic violence, intensified – . In others, formal reports of domestic violence have decreased as survivors find it harder to seek help and access support through the regular channels. School closures and economic strains left women and girls poorer, out of school and out of jobs, and more vulnerable to exploitation, abuse, forced marriage, and harassment.
In April 2020, as the pandemic spread across the world, the UN Secretary-General called for “peace at home”, and with their strong statement of commitment. In recent months and resources to address violence against women as part of the response to COVID-19. Yet, much more is needed.
Today, although the voices of activists and survivors have reached a crescendo that cannot be silenced or ignored, ending violence against women will require more investment, leadership and action. It cannot be sidelined; it must be part of every country’s national response, especially during the unfolding COVID-19 crisis.
For the 16 Days of Activism, UN Women handed over the mic to survivors, activists and UN partners on the ground, to tell the story of what happened after COVID-19 hit. Read and share stories, get inspired by activists who are making a difference every single day, and find out how you can take action.
“Accompanying the crisis has been a spike in domestic violence reporting, at exactly the time that services, including rule of law, health and shelters, are being diverted to address the pandemic,” stated the UN Secretary-General's report,“".
can make a difference during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and protracted state of crisis it has generated across the world. You can support women and girl survivors of violence to stay safe and free of violence. Take action during this year’s 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence. For more information about “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!” and action ideas, .
- Les Aventures de Ronald Tintin, Le Journal Intime de Sublima,Super ¨Professeur and Rooning Against Cancer’s Challenge for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign 2020. Running or walking by wearing an orange T-shirt = 100 kilometers. Buy our kilometers.
- Orange the World on Social media
Use #orangetheworld, #16Days and #GenerationEquality to start your own conversation about gender-based violence, or share some of the content from our social media package with sample messages and visuals in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic and Chinese .
- Donate to support efforts to end violence against women and girls worldwide.
Join our Team “Ronning Against Cancer”, Super Professeur, Le Journal Intime de Sublima, and Les Aventues de Ronald Tintin to support TOGETHER 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign and ,”
Share your photos, messages and videos showing how you are participating in the campaign at and using #orangetheworld and #GenerationEquality. For more information about Orange the World: #GenerationEquality, .
For more information about the theme, download the Action Plan. For more information about Orange Day, please contact Natalia Tuerogerman, email@example.com [at]unwomen.org
The United Nations Official Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women will take place on 25 November from 10 a.m. – 11 : 30 a.m.
for the UN official commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.