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16 Days of Activism

Right now, the women we work with all over the world are stepping up their fight to stop violence against women. 

We’re running 16 actions across the country to mark the global 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign.

Check out all the incredible events and activities we have coming up in your area and get involved!

ACT

Saturday 25th November: Etsy Made local market stall 

Talk to market-goers about ActionAid Australia’s tax justice campaign,. 

Let us know you're coming by RSVP'ing here

 

Tuesday 5th December: Canberra end of year celebration 

Come and celebrate an amazing new year, welcome new faces and share some chats with likeminded people. 

Let us know you're coming by joining our Facebook event, here!

NSW

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Inner West

Wednesday 29th November: Activism Over Dinner 

Love activism? Love food? Join us for our first ever ActionAid “Activism over Dinner” event with special international guest speaker Becky Bond – co-author of Rules for Revolutionaries. 

Let us know you're coming by joining our Facebook event, here! 

One of our awesome volunteers will also be doing an Instagram Takeover live from the event! Make sure you follow ActionAid Australia on Instagram to watch our Instagram story as one of our activists takes over during 16 Days of Activism.

 

Tuesday 5th December: International Volunteer Day Picnic 

Bring a dish and meet us for a celebration in Camperdown Memorial Park! 

Let us know you're coming by joining our Facebook event, here

Sutherland Shire

Thursday 7th December: Drop in on the Treasurer 

Join us to let the Treasurer Scott Morrison know that Australians care about tax justice for women! We’ll be delivering messages from people across Australia who have joined our campaign. 

Let us know you're coming by registering, here

 

Newcastle

Friday 1st December: Newcastle group drop in on MP Sharon Claydon 

Join the Newcastle group and drop in on Sharon Claydon to let her know you care about tax justice for women.  

Let us know you're coming by registering, here

 

Victoria

Friday 1st December: East Melbourne meet and greet 

Come along and hear about our local ActionAid group and help us plan our upcoming campaigns for climate justice and economic justice for women. 

Let us know you're coming by joining our Facebook event, here!     

 

Friday 24th December: ActionAid West Footscray Launch

Join us for the launch of our ActionAid West Footscray group - it'll be a fun and social night, with performances by local musicians. 

Let us know you're coming by joining our Facebook event, here

 

Thursday 7th December: North Melbourne Economic justice for women panel event

Join us for a panel discussion discussing how public services can contribute to ending gender-based violence.

Let us know you're coming by joining our Facebook event, here!                                                                

More events to come - check this page to be updated on events happening near you.

Want to organise your own event? It’s easy - sign up here and we will be in touch to support you to run an event for 16 days of activism.