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August 11, 2016 10:25 am | Published by Cedovip

THEME: Break the Silence, Break the Barriers! How Will You Make Education Safe for Girls?

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM CAMPAIGN , The 16 Days of Activism, is an international campaign against violence against women, unites organizations and individuals across the world from November 25 through December 10 annually in raising awareness, strengthening networks and developing effective strategies to prevent violence and promote women’s rights. It is an intensive time when women, activists against violence women and NGOs promoting women’s rights widely engage in local, national and international awareness campaign and policy advocacy against violence against women. The 16-day period highlights significant human rights days during the period:

The 16-day period highlights significant human rights days during the period:

  1. 25th November: International Day for the Elimination of All Forms Of Violence Against Women
  2. 29th November: International Women Human Rights Defender Day
  3. 1st December: World AIDS Day
  4. 3rd December: International Day of Disabled Persons
  5. 6th December: Anniversary of the Montreal Massacre
  6. 10th December: International Human Rights Day

The Global Theme for this year is “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education safe for All! Basing on the global and regional theme, this year CEDOVIP will focus on making education safe for all, specifically girls and young women, by highlighting structural discrimination of women and girls throughout the education system right from the home, community, and the school setting including government policy that impacts girls experience at school. The campaign will explore how discrimination and other experiences in the education system lead to girls and women’s experience of violence.

DateActivity/ (ies)TimelocationResponsible person
 6th. Oct 2016  Staff joint planning meeting for 16 days campaign  9:00am  CEDOVIP Offices  Diana
 7-20th Oct 2016  Printing of  communication MaterialsN/ACEDOVIPDiana
All staff
18 Oct 2016Domestic violence Act coalition 16 days planning meeting2:00pmChild welfare guest houseDiana
 14th Oct. 2016Court Reporters Training  8:30am–4:00pmHotel TriangleDiana, Richard
20.10.16Editor’s Breakfast meeting8:00am – 10amMetropole HotelDiana
2nd -4th 11.2016Trainings for student activists8:30am -5pmMakerere UniversityAnn
22.11.2016CEDOVIP Press conference to launch campaign10:00amParliament loungeDiana, Tina
All staff.
UWOPA secretariate
22.11.2016Support the tabling on a motion on the floor of Parliament2pmParliament of UgandaDiana
UWOPA secretariat.
28.11.2016Community/Public event on VAW/G9:00AMNdeebaOlive, Paul
All staff
29. 11.2016Community/Public event on VAW/G9:00aMNajjanankumbi IIOlive, Paul
All staff
Referral points network review meeting8:30am -2pmKampalaAnn
   Community/Public event on VAW/G  9:00Am  KibuliOlive, Paul
All staff
2.12.2016Community/Public event on VAW/G9:00aMWabiggaloOlive, Paul
All staff
4.12.2016Public dialogue with University students9:00amBanda CommunityAnn
6.12.2016Community/Public event on VAW/G9:00aMGgabaOlive, Paul
All staff
8.12.2016Community/Public event on VAW/G9:00aMBusegaOlive, Paul
All staff
Health chats during clinical days Kisugu and KomamboggaAnn
Teenage activists
9.12.2016Sporting event2:00pmBusegaOlive, Paul
All staff