Past Campaigns

Since 1991, the Global 16 Days Campaign has been working on ending all forms of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) around the world by focusing on different multi-year themes. Explore previous themes here!

– 1991-1992: Violence Against Women Violates Human Rights
– 1993: Democracy without Women’s Human Rights . . . is not Democracy
– 1994: Awareness, Accountability, Action: Violence Against Women Violates Human Rights
– 1995: Vienna, Cairo, Copenhagen, Beijing: Bringing Women’s Human Rights Home
– 1996: Bringing Women’s Human Rights Home: Realizing Our Visions
– 1997: Demand Women’s Human Rights in the Home and in the World
– 1998: Building a Culture of Respect for Human Rights
– 1999: Fulfilling the Promise of Freedom from Violence
– 2000: Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of the Campaign
– 2001: Racism and Sexism: No More Violence
– 2002: Creating a Culture That Says ‘No’ to Violence Against Women
– 2003: Violence Against Women Violates Human Rights: Maintaining the Momentum Ten Years After Vienna (1993-2003)
– 2004-2005: For the Health of Women, For the Health of the World: NO MORE VIOLENCE
– 2006: Celebrate 16 years of 16 days: Advance Human Rights ↔ End Violence Against Women
– 2007: Demanding Implementation, Challenging Obstacles: End Violence Against Women!
– 2008: Human Rights for Women ↔ Human Rights for All: Celebrating 60 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
– 2009: Commit ▪ Act ▪ Demand: We CAN End Violence Against Women!
– 2010: Structures of Violence: Defining the Intersections of Militarism and Violence Against Women
– 2011-2014: From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women!
– 2015: From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education Safe for All!
– 2019-2021: #RatifyILO190: End GBV in the World of Work
– 2021-Present: End Femicide