2015 Theme Announcement: 16 days of activism against gender-based violence

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Author/Publisher: Center for Women’s Global Leadership - Rutgers University

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The year 2015 marks the 24th year of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, initiated in 1991 and coordinated by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL). Participation in the Campaign has seen over 5,478 organizations, policymakers, governments, UN agencies and countless individuals from over 180 countries worldwide.

CWGL is in the process of developing resources and campaign materials, which will provide useful background information on the theme and suggestions for planning campaign activities. CWGL will be posting these resources on the 16 Days Campaign website ( over the months leading up to the campaign. You can also write to the 16 Days Campaign ( to request hard copies of these materials.


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