In the month of November, every year, the start of the global 16 Days of Activism campaign against Gender-Based Violence takes place from the 25th November and the day also commemorates International Day Against Violence Against Women. The campaign ends on the 10th of December on Human Rights Day. In the span of these 16 days, the aim is to sharply reinforce the recognition of violence against women as a human rights violation. Started by activists at the Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991, this span of 16 days is a mass advocacy effort to reiterate and highlight the importance of accountability in spaces of violence. This year the United Nations Secretary-General’s UNiTE by 2030 to End Violence against Women campaign (UNiTE campaign) will mark the 16 days of activism under the theme “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape!”
One Future Collective will be promoting active Bystander intervention throughout these 16 days with a mix of digital and offline events, resource creation and sharing, capacity development and building safe and informed spaces. We have a mix of digital and in person events planned through the course of this campaign till the 10th of December.
Find the schedule for our digital events below.
Find the schedule for our offline events below. To sign up for any of these, register here.
To know more about each of our events, keep scrolling.
Queer Quiz Night
On 27th November 2019, between 7-9 PM, the Queer Resource Centre will be hosting a Queer Quiz Night at Doolally Taproom, Khar (W). Sign up and be a part of this event to learn and network while also having some quiz fun.
Feminist Justice Workshops
The FemJustice Legal Centre will be hosting a 3-hour workshop that will equip participants with a feminist gender-equitable perspective, which will aid in altering the way we handle cases of gender-based violence within the context of our Indian Legal System. It will be conducted on 30 November, 2019, between 3-6pm.
Sexting, Consent and the Law
A partnership between One Future Collective and End Cyber Abuse, we are hosting a panel on the 1st December 2019, 2-4pm at HaikuJAM Cottage, Bandra West. Do attend if you love to express opinions, network or even just hear and learn.
Reclaim the City
One Future Collective’s night walk titled ‘Reclaim the City’ will be held on December 4th, 2019 between 9-10PM. The Meeting point for the walk will be Carter Road, opposite CCD, Bandra. Join us for a fun night of activities and important conversations.
Upcoming online events include:-
Virtual Poetry & Reading session
On 25th November, 2019, from 8 pm onwards, we will be hosting a virtual poetry and reading session on Feminist Justice Haikus on Facebook and Instagram live. We will also be launching our Book of Feminist Haikus during the session.
Tweetchat on Bystander Intervention
On November 26, 2019 from 8 pm IST onwards on Twitter @onefuture_india, we will be hosting a Twitter Chat on Bystander Intervention. Tune in to be a part of this conversation, share your inputs and opinions.
Stories of Bystander Intervention
On November 29, 2019 at 8 pm, we will be virtually sharing stories of bystander intervention with our viewers via a Facebook Live session. Stay tuned to hear wonderful stories of bystander intervention and talk about how we can change the narrative around bystander intervention today.
Tweetchat on Redefining Justice
On December 3, 2019 from 8pm onwards, we will be hosting a Tweetchat on Redefining Justice. Be a part of the this Tweetchat and share your opinions and thoughts with us.
Feminist Principles at the Workplace
On December 9, 2019 from 8 pm onwards, we will be hosting a Twitter Chat on Feminist Principles at the Workplace. Tune in to learn interesting bits about how you can work better at creating feminist workplaces through your practices.
Reimagining Bystander Intervention
We will be hosting a Tweetchat on 10 December, 2019 from 8pm to mark the end of our 16 days campaign by sharing our thoughts on Reimagining Bystander Intervention. Stay tuned to engage with us about our learnings from the campaign and about bystander intervention.