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  • 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign Addresses Militarism

    Between November 25th and December 10th, women's shelters and crisis centres on every continent are engaging communities as part of the vibrant annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign. The 2012 and 2013 campaign theme is: From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women! The impact of militarism on violence against women is a critical issue for many women and children who seek support at the women's centres, shelters and networks that created GNWS. The impact of the rape of women as a war tactic has far reaching consequences to communities. For example, women in Rwanda

  • 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign Again Prioritises Militarism

    16 Days logo in English Between November 25th and December 10th, women's shelters and crisis centres on every continent engage their communities as part of the vibrant annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign. The 2013 campaign theme is again: From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women! The impact of militarism on violence against women is a critical issue for many women and children who seek support at the women's centres, shelters, transition houses and networks that created GNWS. The impact of the rape of women as a war tactic has far reaching consequences to communities.

  • 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign From Peace in the Home 2014

    16 Days logo in English Between November 25th and December 10th, women's shelters and crisis centres on every continent engage their communities as part of the vibrant annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign. The 2014 campaign theme remains: From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women! The impact of militarism on violence against women is a critical issue for many women and children who seek support at the women's centres, shelters, transition houses and networks that created GNWS. The impact of the rape of women as a war tactic has far reaching consequences to communities.