16th Days Of
Activism 2022


An International Campaign

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from the 25th of November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to the 10th of December, Human Rights Day.

The theme chosen by the Commission for this year’s campaign is “Domestic violence is everybody’s business!” / “Il-vjolenza domestika hija affari ta’ kulhadd!”.

Drawing & Poetry Writing Competition
for Local Schools

The Commission on Gender-Based Violence & Domestic Violence invited students from schools all over Malta & Gozo to participate in a Poetry Writing & Drawing Competition. This year’s theme for the Drawing Competition was “Love is..” (L-Imħabba hija..) whilst the theme for the Writing competition was “True friends have each other’s back” (Il-ħbieb ta’ veru jkunu hemm għal xulxin).


Winner: Keaton Dalli Caruana (Year 5)

Runner-Up: Lisa Spiteri (Year 6)

Winner: Janelle Saliba (Year 6)


Runner-Up: Gaia Cimaroli (Year 6)

Winner: Luigi De Battista (Year 6)

Runner-Up: Frangeska Agius (Year 6)

Winner: Adam Spiteri (Year 6)

Runner-Up: Michaela Naudi (Year 6)

Winner: Sherice Agius (Year 6)

Runner-Up: Jean Zammit (Year 6)

Winner: Katrina Cassar (Year 11 – Form 5)

Runner-Up: Laurent Vella (Year 7 – Form 1)

Winner: Ylenia Scicluna (Year 8 – Form 2)

Runner-Up: Emily May Scicluna (Year 7 – Form 1)

Winner: Raquel Buhagiar (Year 8 – Form 2)

Winner: Mariah Darmanin (Year 7 – Form 1)

Runner-Up: Rachel Sciberras (Year 8 – Form 2)

Events Calendar 2022