WILPF and the 16 Days Campaign

The 16 Days of Action against Gender Violence is a global campaign initiated by the Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) at Rutgers University and is taking place from November 25th to December 10th, 2011.

WILPF's mission, values and strategy are particularly related to this year's 16 Days Campaign theme. The 2011 Campaign theme is “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let's Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women!”

WILPF initiative in 2011 Campaign is titled: “Blow the Whistle to Redefine Security”. WILPF encourages all sections and members to take action during the 16 days of activism.

WILPF calls for:

  • Reduction of military spending
  • Challenge the profiteers of conflict
  • Redefining of Security