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Theme announcement from 16 Days Of Activism Against Gender Violence

July 13, 2011

The theme for 2011 will be: From Peace In The Home To Peace In The World: Let’s Challenge Militarism And End Violence Against Women!

Building upon the information gathered from participants during the 2010 campaign, this year’s 16 Days Campaign will delve further into five issues that were identified as priorities for those working on the intersections of violence against women and militarism:

  1. Bringing together women, peace, and human rights movements to challenge militarism
  2. Proliferation of small arms and their role in domestic violence
  3. Sexual violence in and after conflict
  4. Political violence against women, including Pre/During/Post-election violence
  5. Sexual and gender-based violence committed by state agents, particularly the police or military

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