16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence

Join the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

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All across the globe, girls, women, and transgender and gender non-binary individuals are targeted victims of violence simply because of their gender identity or gender expression. In New York City, gender-based violence continues to rise. Join the Commission on Gender Equity and the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign from November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of the Violence Against Women) to December 10 (International Human Rights Day).

Host an Event We invite all New Yorkers and New York City-based organizations to host an event in honor of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. If you decide to host an event, please fill out the Event Description form and we will insert it into our citywide Campaign Calendar.

Attend an Event Join us for Wear Orange Day on November 25 and keep a close eye on our 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Calendar for a list of events happening throughout the city. Join the Conversation Use the hashtag #nycagainstgbv to show your support for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign and follow the Commission on Gender Equity and the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence on social media to learn more about the Campaign and our work to create a safer NYC.

Stand Up Against Street Harassment In partnership with Hollaback! and L’Oréal Paris, host or join a bystander intervention training to learn how to Stand Up Against Street Harassment in New York City. Our goal is to train 1000 New Yorkers per day during our 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. YOU can help make that happen and make our streets a safer place for all. See our Campaign Calendar to sign up for a training session or host your own.

Join the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign and help end gender-based violence!