Initiated and led by the UNiTE campaign Global Youth Network, Orange Day calls upon activists, governments and UN partners to mobilize people and highlight issues relevant to preventing and ending violence against women and girls, not only once a year, on 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women), but every month.
Orange Day 2016 action themes:
January: Wear orange and start the conversation about how your country can achieve gender equality and eliminate violence against women and girls by 2030!
February: Break the cycle of poverty and violence against women and girls
March: Health and Violence against Women and Girls
April: “Orange the world: Raise money to end violence against women”
May: Water and Sanitation and Violence against Women and Girls
June: Safe Education for Women and Girls
July: Reduce inequality within and among countries
August: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full employment and decent work for all