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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Launches on November 25

November 25, 2013

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is an international campaign with over 5,167 participating organizations from more than 187 countries. The start and end dates, November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) and December 10 (International Human Rights Day), symbolically link violence against women and human rights, emphasizing that such violence is a violation of human rights.

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign has been used as an organizing strategy by individuals and groups around the world to call for the elimination of all forms of violence against women.

Get involved by joining the conversation through social media. Starting November 25, 2013, the 16 Days Campaign will host a Question of the Day on Twitter. Participate by answering the question with a tweet response or by retweeting to share each question with your followers. Follow @16DaysCampaign and our #16Days hashtag. Like 16 Days on Facebook to learn more.

To show your support, change your profile pictures and/or cover photos to the 16 Days logo (available here:, tag with the #16Days hashtag, and share with @16DaysCampaign.

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