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Every year, from November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to December 10 (World Human Rights Day), Canadians observe the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. It is an opportunity to come together to call out, speak up and renew our commitment to end gender-based violence.


"The 16 Days of Activism is an international campaign that commences on the 25th of November, and ends on December 10th each year. It is a time for strategies by individuals, institutions, and organizations to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.