Welcome to the 2019 16 for 16 campaign blog articles archive page!

Here, you will find 16 articles that provide lists of ideas/persons/organisations revolving around themes related to the human rights issue of Violence Against Women and hope that you will find inspiration to stop violence against women among the 16 articles that we published. Just click on the headlines to read the full article.

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It’s time to stop violence against women. Together.

Transforming Personal Pain Into Positive Action: The Pixel Project’s 16 Female Role Models 2019

The Pixel Project kicked off our 2019 campaign with our annual list of 16 female role models working to end Violence Against Women across the world. Unlike other “Top 10″ or “Top 50″ or “Top 100″ lists, this list is not a popularity contest. We do not select candidates based on the prestige or the fame of the activist. We simply aim to continue giving a shout-out to women who are on the front lines of the fight to end gender-based violence and we hope to highlight as many of these inspiring women and their work as possible in the years to come.


16 Ways that Universities and Colleges can Prevent Violence Against Women and Support Survivors

If you are a member of a university or college administration or faculty who is searching for ideas about how to tackle the issue of rape culture, sexual assault/harassment, and support for victims and survivors on campaign, this starter list offers 16 actions you that you can take. While not all of the suggestions in this may be suitable for you and your university or college, we hope that this will be a useful starting point.


The Pixel Project Selection 2019: 16 Notable Anti-VAW Activists and Organisations You Should Follow on Twitter

As part of our 16 for 16 blogging campaign and as an active member of the worldwide Twitter activist community (we tweet VAW news, daily helplines, statistics and information round-the-clock, 7 days a week, 365 days a year), The Pixel Project has set ourselves the tricky task of compiling an annual list of 16 notable organisations and activists on Twitter which seek an end to violence against women. Check out our 2019 list and get following! (And don’t forget to follow us – @PixelProject)


16 Things We Can Do To Keep The Momentum Of The #MeToo Movement Going

The Pixel Project is pleased to welcome a guest “16 For 16” article from our partner, Breakthrough – a global human rights organisation working to make violence and discrimination against women and girls unacceptable. Their cutting-edge multimedia campaigns, community mobilisation, agenda setting, and leadership training equip men and women worldwide to challenge the status quo and take bold action for the dignity, equality, and justice of all. In 2019, Breakthrough India shares a list of 16 things we can do to keep the momentum of the #MeToo movement going – “a 16-step plan for you to end violence against women (VAW) and create a culture of gender equality.”


16 Actions that Social Media Influencers can take to support efforts to End Violence Against Women

If you are a social media influencer who wants to support the cause to end VAW and are looking for ideas on where or how to begin, this starter list offers 16 actions that you can take. While not all of the suggestions in this may be suitable for you and your audience/followers/fans, we hope that this will be a useful starting point. If you have any other suggestions and tips, please do share them in the comments section.


16 Frontline Professionals Who Can Help to Prevent, Recognise and Intervene to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls

This is a list of 16 frontline professionals who are in positions to step up and prevent and intervene in cases of VAW. If you are in one of these public-facing jobs, you may come in contact with victims of domestic violence, rape, human trafficking, sexual harassment, female genital mutilation or other forms of abuse. Take the opportunity to learn about these forms of VAW and how to act, and try to be the voice that sparks an evolution in your community. This starter list offers 16 actions you that you can take. While not all of the suggestions in this may be suitable for you, we hope that this will be a useful starting point.


The Pixel Project Selection 2019: 16 Notable Facebook Pages by Anti-Violence Against Women Organisations

Thanks to social media networks such as Facebook, the power for change in the world today is more in reach than previously imaginable. For difficult human rights issues such as violence against women, Facebook helps organisations and activists keep the subject – be it acid attacks, female genital mutilation or domestic violence – at the forefront of people’s minds. This article presents The Pixel Project’s 2019 selection of 17 notable Facebook pages by anti-VAW nonprofits, charities and grassroots groups.


16 Things Fathers Can Do to Challenge Gender-based Violence

The Pixel Project is pleased to welcome a guest “16 For 16” article from our partner MenChallenging, an organisation that challenges men to prevent gender violence and support its victims and survivors. In this article, MenChallenging presents 16 things that fathers of all kinds can do to change our culture. We tried to come up with a range of ways to take action. Read each day’s action and associated resources to learn more, and if you have any questions or ideas for actions to take, get in touch with MenChallenging!


16 Ways Hospitals and Clinics Can Support Survivors of Gender-based Violence

The Pixel Project is pleased to welcome our 3rd guest “16 For 16” article from RANZCOG – the leading standards body responsible for the training and education of doctors in obstetrics and gynaecology in Australia and New Zealand. RANZCOG provides consultative leadership and advocacy in #WomensHealth to ensure excellence in #obstetrics and #gynaecology training. RANZCOG checked in with some of their clinicians from around Australia and New Zealand to find out what types of support their hospitals offer and came up with 16 ways that hospitals and clinics can support survivors of gender-based violence.


The Pixel Project Selection 2019: 16 Authors Against Violence Against Women

In 2014, The Pixel Project was proud to introduce our Read For Pixels campaign. Read For Pixels was created in recognition of the longstanding power of books to shape cultural ideas, trigger social change, and influence the course of history. The campaign has gone from strength to strength and through our 2019 Read For Pixels initiatives, we worked with 16 award-winning bestselling authors who hail from genres as diverse as Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult, Thriller/Mystery, and Horror. Many of them are global celebrities with strong fan followings, others are well-respected in their countries or genres. Still others are up-and-coming stars who have decided to use their talents to support women’s human rights. It is the movement to end VAW that unites and inspires them and we hope that all of them will continue to work with the movement.


The Pixel Project Selection 2019: 16 Books About Violence Against Women

The Poppy War book coverStories have the power to fire the imagination and provoke new thoughts and ideas. For this purpose, The Pixel Project has put together a list of 16 books that depict violence against women and girls. Some of these stories are fictional and some are not, but all of them will educate the reader in some way about violence, rape culture, cultural mores and misogyny. This list is not exhaustive; there are hundreds of stories out there that deal with violence against women in its various forms. But we hope that these 16 stories will education and inspire you as they have galvanised others over the years to push for change in your community.


The Pixel Project Selection 2019: 16 Striking Campaigns for the Cause to End Violence Against Women

In honour of all VAW activists, nonprofits and grassroots groups who toil in such thankless situations to bring about positive change to the lives of women and girls facing violence, we present 16 of the most striking campaigns/programmes we have come across in 2017. This is the sixth installment of what The Pixel Project aims to make an annual list as a way to help bring these fantastic and actionable campaign ideas to the world.



The Pixel Project Selection 2019: 16 Male Role Models Helping to Stop Violence against Women

In our third edition of 16 male role models against VAW, the men we have highlighted recognise that toxic masculinity and patriarchy are harmful to young boys and men. They are working directly with boys and men to empower them in order to prevent VAW. The list also looks at men who have spoken up against VAW through various mediums like demonstrations and music, using their voice to show their solidarity and bring issues of gender-based violence to the forefront. In this post-Weinstein world where so many prominent men have been revealed as domestic abusers and sexual predators, we hope these male role models will provide living examples of positive masculinity that inspire and galvanise men and boys worldwide to become a part of the solution.


The Pixel Project Selection 2019: 16 Films About Violence Against Women

cinema and filmThe Pixel Project showcases a list of 16 films, documentaries and shows about Violence Against Women every year. In 2019, our selection includes a diverse range of documentaries that feature the stories of women from countries including Ethiopia, Myanmar, France,  Tanzania, and the U.S.



16 Actions That Cities Can Take To Become Safer For Women and Girls

In the last 15 years, there has been increasing and concerted efforts to make cities and other spaces inclusive and safe for women. More cities and communities are beginning to recognise and acknowledge that public spaces are gendered and that strategic urban planning is one of the keys to eradicating violence against women. If you are an urban planner or work for city hall or are a concerned city-dweller looking for ways to make your city safer for women and girls, this list offers 16 actions that you can take. While not all of the suggestions in this article may be suitable for your particular city, we hope that this will be a useful starting point.


The Pixel Project Selection 2019: 16 Of The Pixel Project’s Best Interviews of 2019

The Pixel Project’s blog has been one of our key tools for raising awareness about Violence Against Women (VAW) worldwide. Through our blog, we have presented everything from action lists to interviews to detailed articles about positive solutions to preventing, stopping and ending VAW. Here, our Founder and President, Regina Yau, picks 16 of our best blog articles of 2017.