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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 2019

Today, is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the first day of the #16Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.

Violence against women is caused by gender inequality and exacerbated by other forms of inequality. To end this violence we must end inequality.

This year our 16 Days calendar is packed and we have lots we'd like you to get involved with!


Debate at the Scottish Parliament

The annual 16 Days debate at the Scottish Parliament is this Wed 27 Nov.We want you to email your MSPs to urge them to attend to start a national conversation about prevention.

Before this debate we are hosting a rally outside parliament at 16:30 on Wed 27 Nov - find out more about this here.


Violence Unseen in Shetland and Dumfries & Galloway

Our exhibition, with photos by Alicia Bruce, is touring Shetland, Dumfries & Galloway. It explores the types of violence against women that remain unseen by mainstream society.Free and open to all! Find out more here.


Tell it to the Bees Film Screening

On Monday 2 December we're hosting a film screening with Out at the Cameo of Tell it to the Bees and a panel discussion on violence against LBT women. Book your tickets here.



Write to End Violence Against Women Awards

Our biggest event for the 16 Days is the Write to End Violence Against Women Awards.

On Wednesday 4 December from 17:30 at Scottish Parliament hosted by Jackie Baillie MSP.

Join us to to celebrate journalists who raise awareness of violence against women.

Book your tickets here.

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