In immediate danger call the police on 999.
Otherwise, to access specialist domestic abuse support call Victim Support on 0808 168-9111 or talk via Live Chat.

Know, See, Speak Out: 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse is everybody’s business, and everyone can make a difference. Join the Kent and Medway 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Abuse campaign – Know, See, Speak Out.

From 25 November – 10 December 2021, worldwide people are calling for an end to gender-based violence. Use these free resources to help you and the people you know to learn about, understand, and feel empowered to speak out against domestic abuse and the devastating impact of this crime, so that everyone can get victims to safety this winter and beyond.

Our ’16 Days, 16 Ways’ to become domestic abuse aware’ Know, See, Speak Out social media campaign can help you to raise awareness with your followers and networks – there’s a post for every day from 25 November to 10 December, focusing on a different aspect of domestic abuse. There is also a poster, email signature, and website header image to use as part of the campaign.

Take Action

  • Download and share our social media campaign to raise awareness with your followers and networks (see the toolkit and campaign images and assets below) – there’s a post for every day from 25 November to 10 December, focusing on a different aspect of becoming domestic abuse aware.
  • Use the poster to raise awareness
  • Add the campaign to your email signature, website, Teams or Zoom background and Powerpoint presentation using the images provided
  • Share the resources with your networks and communities

The more people that Know, See, and Speak Out, the greater chance we have of getting victims to safety.

There has never been a more important time to show your support – thank you.

Know See Speak Out campaign toolkit

The toolkit includes a social media timeline with text to use each day. You can download the social media images below.

Use the hashtag #KnowSeeSpeakOut

Download the 16 Days Toolkit >

Download the email signature (small) >

Download the email signature (large) >

Email signature text:
Join the Kent and Medway 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Abuse campaign 25 Nov – 10 Dec 2021
#KnowSeeSpeakOut

To add a link to the image in Outlook:

  1. Right click on the image in the email signature set up
  2. Select the Insert link icon on the email signature toolbar
  3. Type this web address into the text field in the box provided
  4. Click ok to save

To add alt text to an image in Outlook:

  1. Click File > Options > Mail > Signatures to open the signature editor.
  2. Right click on the image in your signature and select Picture.
  3. Choose Alt Text tab and type in the ’16 Days of Action against Domestic Abuse’ alt text.

Download website header image >

Download Powerpoint slide image >

Download Zoom/Microsoft Teams background image >

Know See Speak Out poster

16 Days of Action campaign Poster

Kent Libraries reading list

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Social media graphics

Click on the image or the link underneath each to download the social media assets or
download all of the assets here >

Day 1 (25 Nov):

Day 1 – 25 Nov – Join the Know See Speak Out campaign FILM

Day 2 (26 Nov):

Day 2 - 26 Nov - 16 Days - What is Domestic Abuse JPEG
Day 2 – 26 Nov – What is Domestic Abuse JPEG

 

Day 3 (27 Nov):

Day 3 – 27 Nov – Warning Signs film

 

Day 4 (28 Nov):

Day 4 - 28 Nov - 16 Days - Types of Domestic Abuse JPEG
Day 4 – 28 Nov – Types of Domestic Abuse JPEG

 

Day 5 (29 Nov):

Day 5 – 29 Nov – Cycles of Abuse film

 

Day 6 (30 Nov):

Domestic abuse and women
Day 6 – 30 Nov – 16 Days – Domestic Abuse and women JPEG

 

Day 7 (1 Dec):

Domestic abuse and men

Day 7 – 1 Dec – 16 Days – Domestic Abuse and Men JPEG

Day 8 (2 Dec):

Domestic abuse and the LGBTQ+ community

Day 8 – 2 Dec – 16 Days – Domestic Abuse LGBTQ JPEG

Day 9 (3 Dec):

Day 9 – 3 Dec – Domestic Abuse and children and young people

 

Day 10 (4 Dec):

Day 10 – 4 Dec – Watch the Know, See, Speak Out webinars

 

Day 11 (5 Dec):

Day 11 - 5 Dec - 16 Days - DA and workplace policy JPEG
Day 11 – 5 Dec -DA and workplace policy JPEG

 

Day 12 (6 Dec):

Day 12 - 6 Dec - 16 Days - Ask for Ani JPEG
Day 12 – 6 Dec  Ask for Ani JPEG

 

Day 13 (7 Dec):

Domestic abuse Clare's Law

Day 13 – 7 Dec – 16 Days – Clares Law JPEG

Day 14 (8 Dec):

Day 14 – 8 Dec – Right to ask – Clares Law FILM

 

Day 15 (9 Dec):

Day 15 - 9 Dec - 16 Days - DA Get Help Now JPEG
Day 15 – 9 Dec – DA Get Help Now JPEG

 

Day 16 (10 Dec):

Day 16 - 10 Dec - 16 Days - One Stop Shops JPEG
Day 16 – 10 Dec – One Stop Shops JPEG