The International Day of the Elimination of Violence against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day, is held annually on 25th November. White Ribbon Day signals the start of the 16 Days of Activism to Stop Violence against Women, which ends on International Human Rights Day (10th December).
Despite the increased awareness of the issue in recent years, the incidents of violence against women in our community continues to occur at an alarming rate. We need to stand up and speak out that violence against women is unacceptable and has no place in our society.
CRN supports the campaign to end violence against women. During the month of November there are many events and ways to join in this campaign, including:
To find out more, or to get involved in the ongoing local campaign to stop violence against women, contact your nearest Domestic Violence lnteragency:
For more information about White Ribbon Day, go to http://www.whiteribbon.org.au/
To find local domestic violence services, visit our Resources page and download the OWDVN Directory of Services.