16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence is an annual International Day that kicks off on 25th November to 10th December. It highlights violence against females as a pervasive breach of Human Rights globally.

On 7th December, the Department of Gender engaged two Junior High schools and Persons with Disability in the Region’s Capital; Sefwi Wiawso to crown the activity. The schools engaged were Old Adiembra M/A JHS with sixty- eight students which comprised of twenty-three (23) Girls and forty-five (45) boys and Kesekrom Anglican JHS, One Hundred and seven (107) students were in attendance, this was made up of fifty-five (55) girls and fifty-two (52) boys. The Department also joined the meeting of the Western North Federation of the Persons with Disability meeting. In attendance were thirty- nine participants; nineteen females and twenty males. All participants were sensitized on the importance of the celebration, forms of violence, where to seek redress and menstrual hygiene.