16 Days of Activism: Celebrating Queensland Activists

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual campaign that begins on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs through International Human Rights Day on 10 December.

This year, the UN marks the 16 Days under the theme “UNiTE! Activism to end violence against women and girls”.

16 Days of Activism: From 25 November until 10 December, WorkUP Queensland will acknowledge and highlight the achievements of those working in the DFV sector in Queensland.

Hear from Heather below.

Heather Nancarrow

The annual 16 Days of Activism to End Violence against Women  is an opportunity to expand the effort and achievements of the activists who do this work all year round.”

“Without activism there would be no protection from, nor education about, the atrocities inflicted on women, predominantly by men.”

“ Indeed, the violence against women policies, laws and prevention efforts in place exist only because of decades of activism: but the work is far from over.   

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