16 Days of Activism 2020

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Side by Side and our members are often taking to the streets during 16 Days of Activism. With COVID-19 we are challenged to do things differently and it is great to see that so many members are hosting virtual events.

Sign up via the links below to join discussions on advocacy, theology, human rights, gender justice, engaging men and community responses.


7th December 2020, Global Theologies of Gender-Based Violence – the role of faith leadersChristian Aid Scotland with ACT Alliance, Side by Side, The Scottish Episcopal Church and World Council of Churches. With Side by Side Zimbabwe member, Rev. Elitha Moyo.

10th December 2020, Advocacy and Gender Justice, Anglican Communion

10th December 2020, A Faith Imperative for Human Rights, Side by Side, ACT Alliance, Lutheran World Federation, Christian Aid, Religions for Peace, World Council of Churches, Islamic Relief Worldwide, Act Church of Sweden and Anglican Communion. With Side by Side Tanzania member, Gloria Mafole.

Transforming Masculinity: Being (hu)man in a world of violence
The Lutheran World Federation, ACT Alliance, Sonke Gender Justice and World Communion of Reformed Churches host a series of consultative workshops, which aims to brings together a partnership of global organizations and church world communions that engage men in gender justice.
In three meetings, we will explore
1) masculinity and power within the church (26 November, 15:00 CET)
2) engaging feminism and self-reflection for liberation (9 December, 15:00 CET)
3) positive masculinities and ally ship for transformation (20 January, 2021 15:00 CET)
Click here to register



Side by Side, 16 Days of Activism Toolkit 2020

Act Alliance, 16 Days Resources 2020

Episcopal Relief and Development, 16 Days of Activism Toolkit

Lutheran World Federation, 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-Based Violence Campaign Pack for Member Churches and Country Programs

Mothers’ Union, 16 Days of Activism and Global Day Resources 2020

World Council of Churches, 16 Days of Activism Facebook Frame


Recorded Events

The Other Pandemic: Collective action to address and prevent GBV, Act Alliance, Video Recording, 3rd November 2020

The Shadow Pandemic: Faith Actors Responding, Preventing and Advocating to End Gender-Based Violence, Side by Side, DanChurchAid, Rural Action Community Based Action, Church of Uganda, Lutheran World Federation and Mothers’ Union. With Side by Side Uganda member, Irene Anena, Video Recording, 25th November 2020

Engaging Men in Ending Gender-based Violence, Anglican Communion. With Side by Side Kenya member, Rev. Domnic Misolo, Video Recording, 27th November 2020

Theology and Prayer: How our theology engages us and motivates us to act, Anglican Communion, Video Recording, 2nd December 2020.


Hashtags to Follow

#FaithAgainstGBV    #16Days    #Otherpandemic

Posted by: Side by Side | Saturday, November 14th, 2020
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