Campaign against sexual and gender based violence (Thursdays in Black)

You can get involved by showing solidarity and advocating against all forms of sexual and gender based violence by taking one of the following actions

  • Wear black every Thursday.
  • Say NO and speak out against women and child abuse.
  • Encourage your colleagues, your place of worship, other NGOs and businesses to support the campaign.
  • Donate resources to organizations working to end violence against women and children.
  • Seek help if you are emotionally, physically or sexually abusive to your partner and/or children.
  • Try and understand how your attitude and actions might perpetuate sexism and violence.
  • Lobby for gender-based violence to be a human rights issue, not just a gender issue.