16 Days of Activism

The annual 16 Days of Activism campaign calls for the elimination of all forms of gender-based violence against women and girls. Learn more about the impact of gender-based violence with these titles and help create a world where women and girls are safe, respected and empowered.

Updated September 8, 2023
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Boys will be boys
Ford, Clementine
  'The most important thing you'll read this year' Elle  The incendiary new book about toxic masculinity and misogyny from Clementine Ford, author of the bestselling feminist manifesto, Fight Like A Girl. Boys Will Be Boys answers the question Clementine Ford is...
The handmaid's tale
Atwood, Margaret
The stunning graphic novel adaptation * A must-read and collector's item for fans of "the patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction" (New York Times).   Look for The Testaments, the sequel to The Handmaid's Tale   In Margaret...
On violence and on violence against women
Rose, Jacqueline
A blazingly insightful, provocative study of violence against women from the peerless feminist critic. Why has violence, and especially violence against women, become so much more prominent and visible across the world? To explore this question, Jacqueline Rose tracks the...
See what you made me do : power, control and domestic violence
Hill, Jess
A deeply researched mental abusebook from an award-winning journalist that uncovers the ways in which abusers exert control in the darkest--and most intimate--ways imaginable. A gripping and eye-opening exposé that courageously confronts the dangers society often turns a blind eye to. This...
The testaments
Atwood, Margaret
NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER * WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE * The Testaments is a modern masterpiece, a powerful novel that can be read on its own or as a companion to Margaret Atwood's classic, The Handmaid's Tale. More than fifteen years after the events of...
We Should All Be Feminists
Ngozi Adichie, Chimamanda
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The highly acclaimed, provocative essay on feminism and sexual politics--from the award-winning author of Americanah "A call to action, for all people in the world, to undo the gender hierarchy." --Medium<...
Women talking
Toews, Miriam
The internationally bestselling novel based on real events. Now a major motion picture from writer/director Sarah Polley, starring Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, with Ben Whishaw and Frances McDormand. "This amazing, sad, shocking, but touching novel, based on a real...

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