Join AF3IRM for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence!

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Every year AF3IRM participates in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. In these days of #MeToo, the attacks on women’s rights and their bodies, and sheer misogyny worldwide, it is even more important to bring attention to gender-based violence.

Join our AF3IRM chapters around the United States for events and activities during this year’s #16Days.

Sunday, November 25th: Start of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
New York (NY) | 9AM to 7PM
Marielle Franco + Berta Cáceres, Presente! One Day Summit on Gender and State Violence by People’s Forum including AF3IRM NYC moderated panel on Women and Imperialism
The People’s Forum, 320 West 37th Street , NY, NY 10018

Los Angeles (CA) | 1PM to 4PM
November Book Club Discussion on Julia Alvarez’s In the Time of the Butterflies and Art Workshop
Self-Help Graphics, 1300 E. 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Social Media & Campaign Launches
AF3IRM SF Bay Area Launch of Stop. That was Harassment. Campaign – Follow @af3irmsf
AF3IRM Hawaii 16 Days Social Media Campaign on Political Violence Against Women – Follow @af3irmhawaii

Wednesday, November 28th
South Bay – Los Angeles (CA)
South Bay Book Club and Chapter Meeting
Email [email protected] for more info.

Thursday, November 29th to Sunday, December 2nd
Los Angeles | See specific event for exact times
Que Vivan Las Mariposas! An Exhibition of Revolutionary Resistance to State Violence Against Women
1300 E. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Read more about the exhibition:

  • Thursday: Opening Reception, 6:30PM to 9:00PM
  • Friday: Women of Color Resistance to Capitalism, 6:30 PM to 9:00PM – Practicing Alternative Economy with WOC Vendors, Potluck, and Community Clothing Swap
  • Saturday: The Language of Resistance, 6:30 PM to 9:00PM –
    Spoken Word Night and Collective Poetry Writing Workshop
  • Sunday: Forward to a Feminist Future & Exhibition Closing, 12:00 Noon to 4:00PM – Featuring Stencil Workshop with Ni Santas

Saturday, December 1st
New York (NY)
Coat Drop with Info on Violence Against Women

Sunday, December 2nd
Social Media Campaign
AF3IRM NY on Statistics of Sex Trafficking and the Sex Trade in New York’s Boroughs – Follow @AF3IRMNYC

Friday, December 7th
Honolulu (HI)
Guerrilla Art Action

Saturday, December 8th
New York | Time TBA
Vigil for Missing, Murdered, Trafficked Women

Monday, December 10th: End of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
South Bay – Los Angeles (CA)
Banner Drop & Social Media Campaign