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#16Days campaign: Making a stand against Gender Based Violence

Every day during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, various teams at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) will be featuring blog posts, interviews and other resources on this disturbing yet essential development area.

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  2. The image above is from the Sri Lanka Women and Media Collective's 16 Days Campaign blog.
  3. This 2011 Rutgers report gives some great information on this year's militarism theme.
  4. Violence against women, development, food security and poverty: Naomi Hossain, IDS research fellow, gets to grips with these issues in a new blog post:
  5. Day 16: 10 December 2013 – Human Rights Day
  6. The Gender and Development Network Violence Against Women and Girls working group launched a new publication today; ‘Harmful Traditional Practices, Your Questions: Our Answers’.
  7. Every day during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, various teams at IDS have featured research, blog posts, interviews and other resources on this disturbing yet essential development area. 
  8. Day 15: 9 December 2013 
  9. Joanna Wheeler and Thea Shahrokh have written for the Participation, Power and Social Change blog asking: can you buy activism?
  10. 'The development industry is starting to recognise the importance of activism especially for issues like gender-based violence. At the organisational, or ‘professional’ level this means constantly making choices around resources, where are they allocated, and to what issues. Do you work ‘within the system’ to achieve change, or remain an outside critic—and what does this choice mean for how you get funding?'
  11. Day 14: 8 December 2013 
  12. Girl Guides and Girl Scouts have myth busting as their focus for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence and have been sharing images like this across social media, using the #Bustthemyths hashtag:
  13. Day 13: 7 December 2013 
  14. This blog post from Professor Amina Mama explores the militarism angle of this year’s 16 Days campaign:
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