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an article by Nobel Women's Initiative
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Over the next 16 days [beginning November 21],
get ready to meet some very inspiring
women!Everyday—from November 25 to
December 25 – we will deliver to you a story of a
woman working for change. These women come
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What they have in common is a deep passion for
women’s rights and a world free of violence.
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stories as part of this year’s 16 Days of
Activism Against Gender Violence campaign.
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16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is a
global annual campaign that brings attention to
gender violence and highlights the work of
activists all over the world. It first started by the
Women’s Global Leadership Institute, sponsored
by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership in
The campaign begins on November 25, the
International Day Against Violence Against
Women, and runs until December 10, International
Human Rights Day.
This year’s campaign will continue with the theme
of “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the
World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End
Violence Against Women.”
Question(s) related to this article:
Do women have a special role to play in the peace movement?,
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Latest reader comment:
The 30 articles in CPNN linked to this question make it clear that women indeed have a special role to play in the peace movement. See the following for an historical explanation of why this is true.