16 Days Campaign Blog

UN Day Opposing Violence against Women 25th November 2018

Posted on November 25, 2018

Womens Aid Femicide Watch Report 2018-8

Women’s Aid Launch its #BelieveSurvivors Purple Ribbon 16 Days of Action Campaign for 2018

  • One in five women experience some form of domestic violence in Ireland.
  • Global 16 Days campaign starts on UN Day Opposing Violence against Women (25th November 2018)
  • Women’s Aid purple ribbon awareness campaign encourages people to #BelieveSurvivors of domestic violence.
  • The campaign challenges pervasive myths in society which minimizes women’s experience of abuse and blames the victim.
  • Communities across the country are coming together to raise awareness with 100+ events taking place over the next two weeks.

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Break the Pattern of Male Violence - UN Day Opposing Violence against Women Seminar

Posted on November 02, 2018

Women's Aid Seminar 23rd November 2018 Invite

Women's Aid UN Day Opposing Violence against Women Seminar and Launch of the Women's Aid Femicide Watch 2018 (Republic of Ireland).

BREAKING THE PATTERN OF MALE VIOLENCE

Join a range of national and international experts to address the link between domestic abuse and femicide, what we can learn from fatal domestic abuse to increase better risk identification and management, the impact of femicide on families, and the role of the State and its agencies in protecting women and children from harm.

 Seminar speakers include:

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Wear a Purple Ribbon and Support Survivors this 16 Days campaign

Posted on November 02, 2018

Believe Survivors

The 16 Days Campaign Opposing Violence against Women is an important opportunity to raise awareness and call for changes at an international, national and local level.  Groups from all over Ireland and from countries all over the world stand united during this campaign period running from the 25th of November to the 10th of December every year, to highlight violence against women and to send a strong message out to our communities that this is not acceptable, that women and children have a right to live lives free from violence and abuse and fear within their own homes and in their relationships. That is the vision that we share.

Women's Aid Change the Conversation Campaign

The focus of this year 16 Days campaign includes:

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