Learn more about campaigns and initiatives around the world working to end violence against women.


Neighbours, Friends & Families – a public education campaign to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse

Silent Witness Project – a travelling exhibit of life-size red wooden silhouettes of New Brunswick women who were murdered by a husband, partner or intimate acquaintance

MANifest Change – a public awareness campaign to positively engage men and boys in ending violence against women

Be More Than a Bystander – sports icons from the BC Lions using their status to create awareness and urge everyone to “Break the Silence on Violence Against Women”

Moose Hide Campaign – a grassroots movement of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Men who are standing up against violence towards women and children


Rose Campaign – works to reduce violence, increase public awareness and prevent violence before it starts

White Ribbon Campaign – positively engages men and youth through educational programming that challenges language and behaviours, as well as harmful ideas of manhood that lead to violence against women


16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence  – an international campaign originating from the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute coordinated by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership in 1991

Chime for Change  – a global campaign to raise funds and awareness for girls and women around the world

Disarm Domestic Violence – first international campaign to protect women from gun violence in the home

Man Up Campaign – a global campaign to activate youth to stop violence against women and girls

UNiTE to End Violence Against Women – aims to raise public awareness and increase political will and resources for preventing and ending all forms of violence against women and girls

Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence Against Women – launched to support the UN Secretary-General’s system-wide campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women and build public engagement

V-Day: Until the Violence Stops – a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations

One Billion Rising – people across the world come together to express their outrage, strike, dance, and RISE in defiance of the injustices women suffer, demanding an end at last to violence against women