GWI marks the 16 Days of Activism Against GBV Campaign with an exclusive advocacy toolkit
This year, GWI joins hands with the global movement to end GBV by taking part in the 16 Days of Activism, an annual movement aiming to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls around the world. Beginning today, with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and concluding with Human Rights Day on 10 December, the Campaign unites the voices of millions of women and girls to raise awareness about GBV, work to eliminate all forms of GBV and demand equal protection and full access to fundamental human rights of safety and education.
The aim of the 2020 GWI 16 Days of Activism Toolkit is to raise awareness about and advocate for the elimination of all forms of GBV in public and private spheres through a united , global voice and to guide GWI members along their path to strategic advocacy against GBV. GBV is not an emerging issue for GWI. However, the sudden and severe increase of GBV occurrences in the context of the current global COVID-19 pandemic is raising it to an unprecedented level of emergency. The commitment of all GWI members and followers is critical to support the extraordinary women and girls around the world who are fighting back against GBV every day. This interactive toolkit includes impactful and easy-to-use resources. GWI members and followers can participate in this international movement by creating their own strategic advocacy plan, tailored to the context and needs of their local and national communities.