Archives: “16 for 16″ – 2011

Welcome to the 2011 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 9 articles that we did publish.

Happy reading and sharing!

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


16 Ideas For Honouring The International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

To kick off the 2012 campaign, we listed16 actionable ideas for our supporters and the global audience to honour the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women. This significant date originally marked the day that the three Mirabal sisters from the Dominican Republic were violently assassinated in 1960 during the Trujillo dictatorship (Rafael Trujillo 1930-1961) after repeated incarcerations for opposing Rafael Trujillo.

16 Resources About War-time Violence Against Women

This list presents a broad range of online resources dealing with war-time violence against women. It is intended as a starting point for anybody who is not familiar with the issue of war-time violence. We have included articles from major media and the UN, audio-visual resources including a documentary series and online films, academic papers and other online resources. To access the original resource, just click on the hyperlinked heading of each summary.

Transforming Personal Pain Into Positive Action: The Pixel Project’s 16 Female Role Models 2011

This is The Pixel Project’s 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 for Men To Step Up in the fight to end Violence Against Women

In this guest post from our partner, White Ribbon Campaign, Todd Minerson and his team present 16 steps men and boys can take to help make a powerful difference in promoting gender equality in the family, community, school, and workplace. The White Ribbon Campaign is the biggest movement in the world of men and boys working to end violence against women.

The Pixel Project Selection 2011: 16 Films About Violence Against Women

The Pixel Project showcases a list of 16 films, documentaries and shows about Violence Against Women every year. In 2011, our selection expanded to include at least one documentary or documentary series produced for and shown via the medium of television by major networks such as HBO and PBS.

16 Ways to Support The Pixel Project’s Work to Stop Violence Against Women

We have been asked by many people about how they can go about taking action to stop Violence Against Women and one of the ways they can take their first steps in doing so is to volunteer with us. Here are 16 ways in which The Pixel Project offers anyone a chance to help raise awareness, funds and volunteer power for the cause.

The Pixel Project Selection 2011: 16 Songs About Violence Against Women (and Staying Strong and Positive)

In recognition of the power of music to educate, enlighten and help with social change, The Pixel Project presents 16 songs about or related to VAW and women’s empowerment. While there have always been songs that are very explicit about domestic violence, sexual violence and other forms of VAW, we decided to select a mix of songs talking about VAW and songs that empower women because it is important to get a balance between the reality of violence and the message of hope for survival and healing.

16 Memorable Ways of Dealing With Street Harassment

This is a special blog list of 16 memorable ways of dealing with street harassment which has been kindly compiled by Holly Kearl, Founder of Stop Street Harassment and one of our 16 Female Role Models of 2010. It provides a starting point for all to learn about and discuss the impact of street harassment. We hope it’ll inspire you to take action.

16 of The Pixel Project’s Best Blog Articles 2011

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 longtime Editor, Crystal Smith, picks 16 of our best blog articles so far.

16 Striking Campaigns for the Cause to End Violence Against Women

In honour of all VAW activists, nonprofits and grassroots group to 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 the last almost 3 years of our work

16 Notable VAW Organisations and Activists on Twitter That You Should Follow (2011)

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 choosing 16 notable organisations and activists on Twitter which seek an end to violence against women.

The Pixel Project’s VAW e-News Digest: Edition 44 – Special 16 Days Edition

Welcome to the 44th edition of The Pixel Project’s VAW e-News Digest! As usual, we bring you the latest and most relevant news related to violence against women and efforts at eradicating it from around the world. In this special edition for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, we collate the best of the 16 Days 2011 news and activities from around the web for your easy access.

16 Online Resources for Escaping/Healing from Violence Against Women

The Pixel Project presents 16 resources for women wanting to get help escaping or healing from various forms of VAW as well as those who wish to understand why and how a particular form of VAW occurs in order to successfully help the women and girls who need it.

16 Ways to Help Your Local Domestic Violence Shelter

If you’ve been thinking about supporting issues pertaining to violence against women, one of the best times to start helping your local domestic violence is during the holiday season.  This blog post brings you 16 ways to help your local Domestic Violence Shelter and will hopefully give you a jumpstart to assist the needs of a local shelter in your area.

16 Consequences of Violence Against Women

Suloshini Jahanath, long-time Pixel Project volunteer,Twitter Tag Team Coordinator and a member of the team at  The Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW) contributes today’s 16 for 16 list – 16 consequences of Violence Against Women.

16 Celebrities Who Support The Cause to End Violence Against Women

The 16 celebrities who have made our list have shown dedication, commitment and energy in the campaign to end Violence Against Women, for good. All 16 celebrities have used their fame, influence and fund raising capacity in a positive way- and our blog post today goes some way to show our thanks for their efforts.

16 Ways to Commemorate World Human Rights Day

Here are 16 ways of commemorating World Human Rights Day in ways that will shine a light on violence against women.