Map it. End it. Take Back The Tech!
Every day, 24 hours a day, 365 days out of the year. Far too many women around the world live under constant threat of violence. The UN reports that one out of three women will experience gender-based violence in her lifetime. For the sixteen days between November 25 and December 10, activists and organizations around the world will join together in a coordinated effort to empower violence survivors and advocates, and create safe environments for women year round.
Violence against women can happen anywhere. At home. As part of the violence of warfare. Even through technology. You—the World Pulse online community—have been using technology to tell your own stories and build a vision for a violence-free world. This month, take your story a step further by participating in the Take Back the Tech campaign during the 16 days of activism against gender based violence. The campaign will explore how women can claim online spaces as safe spaces for women, and use digital tools to hasten the end of gender based violence.
Starting November 25, You can write on one of several themes throughout the sixteen days, and your story will appear on an interactive map.
Use the tag 16 Days to share your action, story, or testimony on PulseWire!