WHAT IS 16 DAYS?
It is a global campaign that starts with the UN’s International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) [Day1] and finishes with International Human Rights Day [Day 16].
This site has been made to tell people about a collection of local actions &/or events that are taking place in Exeter (& Devon) over 16 days between November 25th & December 10th.
The aim of these events is to raise awareness, express solidarity and stimulate action to end Domestic & Sexual Violence & Abuse (DSVA).
This is needed because the eradication of Violence and Abuse involves the whole community. Everyone has a part to play to challenge abusive mind-sets, disrupt abusive patterns and to encourage people to speak out against abuse.
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT
“Break the Silence. When you witness violence against women and girls. do not sit back. Act” (Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary general)
If you have any feedback – or would like to be involved in hosting an event next year – please contact us via facebook or twitter.
We are excited to confirm that this year Reclaim the Night Devon is expanding to include marches in Barnstaple, Exeter & Torquay!
Please help us make these events a success by sharing this information, coming to an event and bringing someone with you.
On the run up to #16days you can get involved with Craftivism
13th November 2019, 6-8pm at St Sidwell’s Community Centre
19th November 2019, 12-2pm at St Mary Magdalene Hall, Totnes
20th November 2019, 2-4pm at Castle Centre Hall, Barnstaple
See the Calendar of Events on 25th November – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we will have an Information Desk in Bedford Square, Exeter 10-3pm.
Show your support for women and girls on the first day of 16 Days of Action. Add your comments to our wonderful statue. Take away information about other events happening in Exeter and Devon to raise awareness of violence towards women and girls. We will be in Bedford Square 10am to 3pm. Everyone welcome! details here