16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence

Join the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign.

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Join us for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence!
#NYCAgainstGBV #OrangetheWorld
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Join us for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence!
#NYCAgainstGBV #OrangetheWorld
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Join us for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence!
#NYCAgainstGBV #OrangetheWorld

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence annual campaign is a call to action for the prevention and elimination of all forms of gender-based violence (GBV). Join the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV), the NYC Commission on Gender Equity (CGE), and the Mayor’s Office of Equity (MOE) by participating in the annual campaign from November 25, Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, to December 10, Human Rights Day.

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Spread the Word.

Learn more about the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic & Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV), the NYC Commission on Gender Equity (CGE), and the Mayor’s Office of Equity (MOE)!

16 Days Palm Card English + QR code to website
Come together with your fellow New Yorkers to #ShowUpforGenderEquity and call for an END to GBV! 16 Days of Activism annual campaign runs from November 25 - December 10! Find an event to join here: www.nyc.gov/16Days #NYCAgainstGBV #OrangeTheWorld
2021 TGNCNB Stats
2021 was the deadliest year ever for TGNCNB people in the US, according to the Human Rights Campaign #NYCAgainstGBV #OrangeTheWorld
Bias Incidents LGBTQ+ men NYC 20-21
From 2020 to 2021, reported bias incidents aimed at LGBTQ+ men in NYC increased by 154% #NYCAgainstGBV #OrangeTheWorld
Women 3X more likely to be attacked 2020-2021
In 2021, women in NYC were almost three times more likely than men to be a victim of an attack reported to the NYPD by an intimate partner #NYCAgainstGBV #OrangeTheWorld
70% of TGNCNB NYer’s denied equal treatment
A 2017 survey found that 70% of TGNCNB New Yorkers said they had been denied equal treatment for services or been verbally/physically harassed in public. #NYCAgainstGBV #OrangeTheWorld
IPV rates among Black & Hispanic women 2010-2021
From 2010 to 2021, Black and Hispanic women made up 57% of fatalities caused by intimate partners in NYC, while accounting for 28% of the overall population. #NYCAgainstGBV #OrangeTheWorld

Organize an Event.

We invite all New Yorkers and New York City-based organizations to host an event for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence annual campaign.

Events should:

  • Raise awareness about GBV.
  • Let survivors know of resources and providers.
  • Educate New Yorkers on how to stop and end GBV.
  • Be accessible and inclusive of all New Yorkers.

If you host an event, please fill out the 16 Days Event Submission Form and we will add it to our citywide Campaign Calendar.

Attend an Event.

Keep a close eye on our 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign Calendar, for a full list of events happening in NYC.

Virtual Reproductive Justice and GBV Panel November 28
Virtual Panel: Reproductive Justice and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in NYC After Roe. Hosted by NYC Commission on Gender Equity on November 28, 2022 from 3-4 p.m. bit.ly/3Vq6zMe
Go Orange Day November 28
Wear orange on November 28, take a picture and share on social media for #OrangeTheWorld to raise awareness to end and prevent Gender-Based Violence.
Climate Change Panel November 29
Climate Change: What’s gender got to do with it? Hosted virtually by the Episcopal Diocese of New York on November 29, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m
United Against GBV Roundtable on November 29th
United Against GBV, A Black Youth-Led Roundtable. Hosted virtually by Girls for Gender Equity on November 29, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.
Stand Up Against Street Harassment training 12.7
Stand Up Against Street Harassment. Hosted virtually by Right to Be on December 7, 2022 from 2-3 p.m.
TAPE event.
TAPE. Dramatic readings of Stephen Belber's 1999 play TAPE as a catalyst for powerful discussions about consent, power dynamics and sexual assault. Hosted virtually by the Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender Based Violence on December 8, 2022 from 5-7 p.m.
Join ENDGBV for a conversation on Technology Facilitated Sexual Violence.
Join ENDGBV and Cornell Tech Clinic to End Tech Abuse for a conversation on Technology Facilitated Sexual Violence. Hosted virtually on December 9 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Stand Up Against Street Harassment training 12.10
Stand Up Against Street Harassment training. Hosted virtually by Right to Be on December 10, 2022 from 3-4 pm.

Build Capacity by Attending a Training.

Request a training on GBV and its intersections at your workplace from the ENDGBV Training Team or connect with ENDGBV’s Outreach Team to schedule a community workshop or event to raise awareness of GBV and its impacts. Attend a Right To Be training and learn how to Stand Up Against Street Harassment in NYC. Help make our streets safer for all. Visit the campaign website to sign up for a Right To Be training session during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.