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The University of Amsterdam is participating in Orange the World. During this international campaign, from 25 November to 10 December 2019, we will demonstrate that our university supports the fight against violence against girls and women. These are the '16 Days of Action against Violence '.

Orange the World

The University of Amsterdam is serious in its commitment to an inclusive, healthy and safe university environment and is an integral partner in raising awareness and increasing knowledge about the facts of violence against women and girls. The role of the UvA is to educate and generate continuous attention for this subject.

The Chief Diversity Officer team and UvA partners are organizing multiple events for and by students and staff during the Orange the World campaign. The Orange the World campaign signifies steps in the right direction towards reflecting on sexual violence and social safety throughout the entire academic year. More activities will follow in March 2020. The CDO team is supported by the Social Safety Taskforce.

Roeterseiland Campus turns Orange

The orange lighting of a building or monument is a encouraged in order to participate in the Orange the World campaign. At the UvA, this will be De Brug on the Roeterseiland campus, on November 25 from 5 pm to 10 pm.


During the Orange the World campaign, the UvA's Chief Diversity Officer team organizes and sponsors six events around themes social safety, ending the violence against women, making the UvA safer and preventing sexual violence.