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16 Days of Action!

December 9, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

16 DAYS OF ACTION IN DEVON: 25 NOV – 10 DEC 2023

What is 16 Days of Action?

16 Days of Action is an annual campaign which takes place between 25 November (the International Day Against Violence Against Women) and 10 December (World Human Rights Day). It’s a global call from organisations and individuals for an end to gender-based violence, and for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.

Throughout the 16 days this year, organisations in Devon are hosting a range of events and activities. Find out more about what’s happening below.

  • Thursday 7 December
    • 13:00 – 15:30 Animal abuse as strategy of coercive control, webinar – To book your space and receive joining instructions please email mary@refuge4pets.org.uk.
    • 14:00 – 16:00 Marketplace, Co Lab, Exeter. Drop in and see what services are available in Devon.
    • 17:00 Reclaim the Streets Bideford, meeting at the entrance to Victoria Park, Bideford Quay. March with us to challenge sexual violence, street harassment and other forms of violence that predominantly target women and girls
  • Friday 8 December
    • 10:00 – 11:30 Older people and domestic abuse training, webinar- you do not need to sign up in advance, please click here to join the meeting
    • 14:00 – 15:30 Responding to perpetrators, webinar- register here
    • Saturday 9 December
    • 10:00 Cold water swim at Exmouth. Meet at Exmouth RNLI Station. Please be aware this is at your own risk and a lifeguard may not be on duty. Wave and weather dependent.
    • March with us to challenge sexual violence, street harassment and other forms of violence that predominantly target women and girls.
      • 16:15 – 18:00 Reclaim the Night Barnstaple, starting at the Museum, Barnstaple.
      • 19:00 Reclaim the Night Tiverton, starting at Creative Hub, Fore Street, Tiverton.
        • Women only events

          Women only events are inclusive to all individuals who identify as a woman.

          • Weekly women’s drop in run by Brave Spaces where they will create banners and casts of female bodies to decorate and display. Further information available by emailing bravespacesnd@encompass-sw.org.uk
            • Tuesday 28 November – 14:00 – 16:00, Barnstaple
            • Thursday 30 November – 10:00 – 15:00, Bideford
            • Tuesday 5 December – 14:00 – 16:00, Barnstaple
            • Thursday 7 December – 13:00 – 15:00, Bideford
          • Thursday 30 November
            • 11:00 – 13:00 Free your Frida, CoLab, Exeter. A headdress making workshop for Reclaim the Night – register by emailing colabwomen@colabexeter.org.uk. Spaces are limited.
          • Saturday 2 December
            • 10:00 – 11:30 Yoga and wellbeing morning with North Devon Against Domestic Abuse, drop in at Barnstaple Library.

          Events for professionals

          • Monday 27 November
            • 10:30 – 12:30 Marketplace, County Hall, Exeter. Find out more about services in Devon with an introduction to the new DVSA Needs Assessment.
          • Tuesday 28 November
            • 13:00 – 15:30 J9 Training. Increase your knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse for staff in public and voluntary sector organisation, online – book here.
          • Wednesday 29 November
            • 13:00 – 15:30 Hope training: An introduction to cultural competency, by invitation only.
          • Friday 1 December
            • 12:00 – 13:00 A Safe Space: How to support employees affected by Domestic Abuse, hosted by FearFree, online – book here.
          • Tuesday 5 December
            • 10:00 – 12:30 Out of the Shadows – Sexual Exploitation Workshop, Co Lab, Exeter, register here.
          • Wednesday 6 December
            • 14:00 – 16:30 J9 Training. Increase your knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse for staff in public and voluntary sector organisation, online – book here.

           

           

Details

Date:
December 9, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1034095667597221/

Organiser

womensgrid
Phone
https://www.facebook.com/ReclaimTiverton
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Venue

Creative Hub Tiverton
New Hall Offices, Barrington Street,
Tiverton, Mid Devon EX16 6QP United Kingdom
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Phone
01884 303606
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