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16 Days of Action

This is an annual international campaign that starts on Fri 25 November, (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women), and runs until Sat 10 December, (Human Rights Day). It aims to raise awareness and call for changes at local, national and international level to end violence against all women and girls. 

The Students' Guild in partnership with Societies, the University, and External services will run 16 days of ‘events/actions’ to mark 16 days of action the international campaign to highlight and demand change for violence against women.

We will be working with external providers and using their wisdom and resources. Splitz/Fear-less, Devon Rape Crisis and sexual abuse service, Revenge Porn helpline, Intercom Trust and Karma Nirvana. 

This is an international campaign to raise awareness of issues, encourage change and signpost to support. We recognise that this topic can be triggering and upsetting. If this has caused you any difficulty, please do reach out for support at Devon rape crisis and sexual abuse service and Exeter University Wellbeing Services. If you would like to feed back the email is


Safety Initiatives

We hate the idea that any of our students or wider community could be harmed by someone but we know we have to try and look at initiatives and resources to help create a safer Exeter.