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Open dialogue with women survivors of violence

Friday, December 17, 2021

The 16 Days Campaign 2021 was launched in Moldova with an Open dialogue with women survivors of violence which took place at the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova. The aim of the event was to make heard voices and perspectives of women survivors of gender-based violence. The event brought together the representatives of the Parliament, Government, civil society and development partners with women survivors of violence, to jointly call for the elimination of gender-based violence.

Empowering girls through sport for inclusive and peaceful Tajikistan

Friday, December 17, 2021

The video by UN Women Tajikistan demonstrates girls' empowerment and family support, especially support of fathers to the girl child. The video was broadcasted via public screens right from the start of the campaign and will last by end of December 2021. It has been broadcasted around 200 times a day in two populous locations and reached out to over 288 000 people already, and expecting over 700 000 people by December 2021.

Drink coffee - fight inequalities!

Friday, December 17, 2021

In Tajikistan, social cafés “Moose” and “Chatr” joined the 16 days campaign and promoted messages related to ending violence against women to their customers. The staff of the cafes also wore orange masks and scarves, symbolizing the #OrangeTheWorld campaign. Leaflets were distributed to the people and visitors of the cafes. A related report shows that people expressed interest in the campaign and joined by posting on their social media accounts. They shared notes on the #16Days and their...

Creating a Violence-free World

Friday, December 17, 2021

UN Women in Turkey organized a “Creating a Violence-free World” workshop with the participation of refugee and Turkish women. Conducted as part of the 16 Days of Activism campaign, the workshop provided a space for women to express their dream of an equal and just world free from violence. The workshop was funded by the governments of Japan and Norway as part of the UN Women Refugee Response Programme implemented in partnership with the Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants...

The Witness 2021 - #RaiseYourVoice campaign in Turkey during the 16 Days of Activism

Thursday, December 16, 2021

“The Witness 2021” is a mapping installation created by the contemporary artist Ecem Dilan Köse. The piece uses power of sound to put a metaphorical distance between women and violence. Through the artwork, the artist invites everyone to raise their voice against violence against women and girls. The visitors interact with the installation through a visual show taking place on a 20-squaremeter led screen which is responsive to movement and sound. The screen senses the movements of the commuters...

Don’t be quiet, don’t endure, END IT! - 16 Days of Activism campaign in North Macedonia

Thursday, December 16, 2021

The UN, the EU and the OSCE Mission to Skopje have joined forces for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence under the slogan “Don’t be quiet, don’t endure, END IT!” in North Macedonia. On 2 December, at the Philharmonic Orchestra of North Macedonia, Macedonian pop stars including Tamara Todevska, Dani Dimitrovska, Antonija Gigovska, Svetlana Jovanovska, John Ilija Apelgren, Luka Gjogievski (Fank Shui), and Branko Nikolov (Foltin) joined to sing “Black Eyes”, arranged by Djijan...

Consent

Friday, December 10, 2021

Consent needs to be: 🔹 informed 🔹 freely given 🔹 reversible 🔹 comfortable 🔹 based on equal power 🔹 clear UN Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with support from the Government of Sweden, produced this video to raise awareness about consent.

North Macedonian pop stars sing to raise awareness on gender-based violence during 16 Days

Friday, December 10, 2021

The UN, the EU and the OSCE Mission to Skopje have joined forces for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence under the slogan “Don’t be quiet, don’t endure, END IT!” in North Macedonia. On 2 December, at the Philharmonic Orchestra of North Macedonia, Macedonian pop stars including Tamara Todevska, Dani Dimitrovska, Antonija Gigovska, Svetlana Jovanovska, John Ilija Apelgren, Luka Gjogievski (Fank Shui), and Branko Nikolov (Foltin) joined to sing “Black Eyes”, arranged by Djijan...

Using Theater Performances to End Violence against Women in Ungheni and Cahul, Republic of Moldova

Friday, December 10, 2021

The documentary play “LIBERĂ”/ “Free” (M.A.D.E. Theater), about gender stereotypes and prejudices and addressing the issue of violence against women and its repercussions on the future generation, was performed in 12 localities from Cahul and Ungheni districts as part of EVA Project — Strengthened Gender Action in Cahul and Ungheni districts, funded by European Union and implemented by UN Women Moldova in partnership with UNICEF.

Show that you are in the first league!

Friday, December 3, 2021

Popular football players from the Western Balkans – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Serbia - and Turkey speak out against toxic masculinity and violence against women. Addressing social norms that perpetuate inequality lies at the cornerstone of preventing violence against women. Six well-known and respected football players share their thoughts on positive masculinity and how normalizing men’s violence against women harms men and boys as well. The video is part of the...

Letter to my sons, Diana Ivanov

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Diana Ivanov, a blogger and influencer from Moldova, joins the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence and reads a letter to her sons. Diana encourages her sons to participate, as boys, in the demolition of gender stereotypes and to make toxic and sexist traditions, gender discrimination – history, once and for all.

Letter to my daughter, Sorina Obreja

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Sorina Obreja, a journalist from Moldova joins the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence and reads a letter to her daughter. Through the letter, Sorina encourages her daughter to be herself and not to be discouraged by the inequalities faced by girls and women as they are not insurmountable.

Pristina turns orange raising awareness on eliminating violence against women

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

From the Kosovo Institution to academic, religious and cultural heritage buildings, several buildings in Pristina, Kosovo turned orange as a part of #16Days of Activism, calling for an end to violence against women and a brighter future for women and girls.

“I am raising my voice” to end violence against women

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Within the 16 Days of Activism campaign in Turkey, UN Women installed an interactive “mapping” art piece, that combines sound and light. The mapping art piece will be displayed between 27 November–4 December at the Şişhane Subway Station. Created by artist Ecem Dilan Köse, it invites everyone to an open microphone to record their messages in solidarity with the #16days campaign to end violence against women. The art piece hands the mic to everyone to say “I am raising my voice”.

"What would you tell me?": A campaign on sexual violence in Georgia for #16Days of Activism

Friday, November 26, 2021

The public service announcement presents true stories of survivors of rape. The video aims at sparking conversation in the public on sexual violence, fighting against rape culture and promoting solidarity towards the victims of sexual violence.

Fireflies Call to #RaiseYourVoice

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Under the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, UN Women Turkey invites everyone to take a stand when they witness violence against women and girls. #RaiseYourVoice (#KayıtsızKalmayın) Campaign informs about what to do when witness violence on https://fireflies.digital/. The website invites visitors to join the online solidarity movement by recording their voice messages and sharing them on social media.

The efficiency of the Istanbul Convention in combating violence against women

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Violence against women crosses social, economic and national borders. The Istanbul Convention aims at preventing violence, protecting the victims and ending the impunity of perpetrators.

Sign the WEPs and empower your business through women’s empowerment

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The private sector has a vibrant role in supporting gender equality and women’s empowerment both at the workplace and in their eco-system. Companies which invest in gender equality are more competitive in the market. Step in to sign Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) which draw a roadmap for companies to develop gender-responsive practices. For detailed info: https://www.weps.org/. WEPs imzacısı olun ve kadınların güçlenmesini destekleyerek işletmenizi güçlendirin Özel sektör, hem iş yeri...

Learning gender equality through graffiti in Moldova

Thursday, September 16, 2021

300 young people learned gender equality through graffiti and street art in Cahul and Ungheni, Republic of Moldova. As a result, 18 murals were painted to promote gender equality and raise awareness of gender-based violence. This activity is part of EVA project "Strengthened gender equality in Cahul and Ungheni districts", funded by European Union and implemented by UN Women in partnership with UNICEF.

Guidelines for gender-responsive sports organizations

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Guidelines for Gender-responsive Sports Organizations have been developed by HeForShe Turkey as a trail-blazing effort to translate the UN Women’s Sports for Generation Equality principles into a feasible step-by-step guide. The Guidelines are structured to help sports organizations in terms of empowerment of women and girls and advancement of gender equality through concrete and quantifiable actions and indicators. For the complete version of the Guidelines: www.sportsforgenderequality.org

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