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Starting on 25 November, 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a global campaign to end gender-based violence. The campaign is book-ended by the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November and International Human Rights Day on 10 December. These days were chosen in order to symbolically link violence against women and human rights and to emphasise that violence against women is a human rights violation.
In 2020, WHIN is leading a social media campaign using inclusive social media tiles designed in-house, like the one shown below, to build on the ’16 Actions for 16 Days’ theme used in recent years. This theme, which incorporates gender equity, features one simple action per day that we can all take to prevent gender-based violence.
To learn more about WHIN’s ’16 Actions for 16 Days’ Campaign, please contact Kate Ravenscroft at Kater@whin.org.au for a copy of the actions. Be sure to follow WHIN on social media (especially WHIN’s Facebook and Instagram pages) to participate in the campaign.
Membership of Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) is open! Now is the time to join the Victorian peak body for gender equity, women’s health and the prevention of violence against women.
Membership of GEN VIC is available to any organisation and individual in Victoria that has a commitment to advancing gender equity, holds values that align with feminist principles; and supports GEN VIC’s vision for equality, wellbeing and freedom from violence for every woman and girl in every community of Victoria.
WHIN has been a long-standing member of GEN VIC, formerly Women’s Health Association of Victoria, along with other women’s health services across Victoria. Through GEN VIC WHIN is able to advocate, influence and collaborate to improve outcomes in gender equity, women’s health and in the prevention of violence at a state-wide level.
See the GEN VIC website for a list of membership benefits including strengthening our collective voice and taking part in coordinated action: https://www.genvic.org.au/index.html
The annual Week Without Violence (WWV) is coming up on 15–21 October 2018. The WWV is a global campaign to end violence against women.
This year, almost 50 organisations in the northern metropolitan region are planning to run WWV activities, with the majority planning a Clothesline Project activity, which focuses on raising awareness about family violence. The NIFVS Coordination team held a workshop on 6 September 2018 for campaigners to come together and discuss plans for their events.
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