What is 16 days of activism? 16 Days of Activism is a 16 day campaign against gender violence. It particularly acts to raise international awareness of violence against women and girls. What is gender-based violence? What is Mothers’ Union doing to end violence against women and girls? "Men used to come home like lions…they used to be very violent. What used to cause the violence was that husbands were the sole family providers. Nowadays, we sit together and share ideas…husbands and wives talk to each other." Female participant of LFEP, Sudan What can you do?