November 20, 2018

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

https://www.facebook.com/events/251124112230118/

This workshop aims to highlight the youth who are studying in colleges and entering the universities and are having to witness first hand or getting around the idea or starting to address what violence can actually be like. The age group of 18-23 is where violence against being overlooked as something so regular just because its overshadowed by the way it has been ongoing for a long time. It’s time where they should have a proper understanding of what the problem is and how to prevent it from growing in the future. #HearMeToo #LeaveNoOneBehind #OrangetheWorld

To register: https://goo.gl/forms/38Ley92aBFgkNasJ2
BKash BDT 250 to the following number: 01637634204

Date: November 26, 2018 | Monday
Time: 10:00 AM – 04:30 PM
Venue: EMK Center
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Program Agenda:
In order to observe the Elimination of Violence Against Women International Day, EMK Center has arranged a series of day-long workshops, which will give an insight to the participants on what scale violence can spread against. It can be something which starts from infancy and becomes so regular that it stays unnoticed throughout life or it can be experienced in our day to day lives. However now is the time to stand up and fight against it and #Sayno. The workshop will spread awareness upon the youth starting from college level to the young generation of the universities. The workshops will include the following:

Workshops featured on the day:
☐ Mind Mapping Workshop
– Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

☐ Art of Recognition
and Queries related to the issue)
– Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm

☐ Lunch Break
– Time: 1:30pm – 2:00pm

☐ Empower Yourself
Time: 02:00pm – 03:30pm

☐ Stage Play: “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelo
– Time: 3:30pm – 4:00pm

☐ Short Film Screening on “Dhaka Shuts”
– Time: 4:00pm – 4:05pm

☐ Closing Ceremony
– Time: 4:05pm – 4:15pm

Use your social media platforms to highlight the stories of survivors and activists who demand action to end violence against women. Use the hashtags #HearMeToo, #16days, and #orangetheworld to add your voice to the community of people who are breaking the silence and advocate for change.

Program Background:
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world today remains largely unreported due to the impunity, silence, stigma, and shame surrounding it.

Violence against women continues to be an obstacle to achieving equality, development, peace as well as to the fulfillment of women and girls’ human rights. All in all, the promise of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – to leave no one behind – cannot be fulfilled without putting an end to violence against women and girls.

** Don’t forget to post photos and actions happening in your country during the 16 Days of Activism.

Deadline: November 26, 2018 Hours - 10:00-16:30