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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 to make women and children safe from abuse.
The focus of this year campaign includes:
Our campaign will put the issue of femicide and domestic violence on the agenda, bring to light women and children's experience of domestic violence and highlight what needs to change to increase safety and protection from abuse.Our campaign will put the issue of femicide and domestic violence on the agenda, bring to light women and children's experience of domestic violence and highlight what needs to change to increase safety and protection from abuse.
Now, more than ever, women experiencing domestic, dating and sexual abuse need our support and need to know that we believe them. Wear a Believe Survivors Purple ribbon to show you stand with women during the 16 Days campaign.
The campaign will also challenge the victim blaming culture that surrounds domestic violence and bring women's voices to the fore of this campaign. Women experiencing domestic abuse still have to face deeply embedded myths in Irish society. During the 16 Days of Action we will build better awareness and understanding of the complex nature of domestic violence in our communities and online.
The pack includes:
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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.
This event will be chaired by Norah Casey, broadcaster and publishing entreprenteur.
Date: Friday 23rd November 2018
Time: 9.30am to 1.30pm
Cost: Free of charge
Venue: The Pillar Room, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin 1.
Register online at www.womensaid.ie/registration.
Women’s Aid online resources to support your 16 Days Campaign include:
Women's Aid Femicide Watch 2018 (Republic of Ireland). Available on 23.11.18.
Download the Change the Conversation Myth Cards 2018
Let us know how you plan to use these materials during the 16 Days of Action 2018. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.