the 16 Days Campaign
Days of Activism against Gender Violence” campaign
originated in 1991 as an initiative of the Center
for Women's Global Leadership at Rutgers University. Since
then, hundreds of organisations worldwide have used the campaign
as an organising strategy in order to advocate the elimination
of all forms of violence against women.
The campaign spans important observance
Day Against Violence against Women (25 November)
Women Human Rights Defenders Day (29 November)
Day (1 December)
Human Rights Day (10 December).