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16 Days of Action

We’ll be hosting a series of events and campaigns throughout this year's 16 Days of Action against Gender-Based Violence campaign.

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Content warning: This campaign page, and pages it links to, contains information about sexual assault and gender-based violence which may be triggering to survivors.

What is 16 Days?

It is an annual international campaign to end gender-based violence started by activists at the inauguration of the Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991.

Every year we take part in 16 Days campaign which starts on November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until December 10th, Human Rights Day.

What's on during 16 Days?

We're working on our 16 Days programme of events.

Fight for the Night

Every year as part of the 16 Days campaign Fight for the Night is held. This is an organised march through Glasgow's streets to demand action to make these safer and show solidarity with survivors of rape and sexual assault.  

Fight for the Night 2023

An absolutely incredible turn out for this year's Fight for the Night march. Thank you to everyone who walked, made banners and supported in any way your voices were heard loudly and proudly through Glasgow city centre.


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Light the Way Campaign

This year we are supporting Clyde 1's Light the Way campaign lobbying Glasgow City Council to priortise this issue now and not wait until 2025 to light up the city's parks.

Clyde 1 Light the Way campaign promotion.

How can I get involved?

If you are part of a charity, network or organisation and want to get involved with the campaign, march or host an event during the 16 Days please get in touch with us.

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