On Wednesday the 25th November 2009 the “ In Her Shoes” Exhibition will be the focal point for the launch of the 16 days of Action in the Midwest Region. The Launch is a collaboration of the Limerick, Clare & North Tipperary networks on violence against women. The launch will take place in Istebrack Hall, Limerick City Hall at 6pm on Wednesday 25th November 2009.
The exhibition comprises 160 pairs of shoes, each pair representing an Irish woman who has met a violent death since 1996 and will be open to the public from 5pm to 8pm.
Download full calendar of events in the Mid West Region here.
The 16 Days Campaign will be officially launched in the Mid West Region by his worship, the Mayor of Limerick and will be addressed by Jacqui Deevy, the designated officer on violence against women, HSE and Mary Kelly.
This Campaign and this Exhibition highlight the nature and prevalence of violence against women and the fatal consequences for some women.
For Further Information Contact: Ann Ryan, Project Officer, Violence Against Women, HSE. (061) 461346 Mobile 0860402292