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16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence 2017

Why 16 Days?

16 Days of Activism is an International campaign challenging violence against women and girls. It begins Saturday 25 November and spans a number of significant dates including:

  • International day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
  • World AIDs Day
  • International Day for Persons with a Disability
  • International Human Rights Day

During the 16 Days you can show your support by attending one of the many partner events taking place. These include:

Timetable of events

Date Event Where When
24th November QTiP launch (Northamptonshire Parents and carers of transgender children) Guildhall 4pm
24th November Reclaim the Night Co-Op, Barry Road 10.45pm - midnight
27th November Online exploitation theatre piece and Stories of Resilience launch The Deco Theatre 4pm - 5.30pm
28th November Northamptonshire Rape Crisis: drop-in support Guildhall, One Stop Shop 11am - 2pm
29th November Northampton Rights and Equality Council information stall Guildhall, One Stop Shop 11am - 2pm
30th November Northampton Domestic Abuse: drop-in service Guildhall, One Stop Shop 12 noon - 2pm
1st December World Aids Day civic ceremony Guildhall courtyard 11am
3rd December International Day of Persons With Disabilities Grosvenor Centre 12pm - 3pm
4th December Media representations of consent University of Northampton 1pm - 3pm
6th December Human trafficking and modern day slavery training Northampton College 6.15pm - 8pm
6th December Consent and the LGBTQ community University of Northampton 11am - 12 noon
8th December Gender-based violence awareness event - showing East is East Errol Flynn Filmhouse 6.15pm