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Day 14 of the 16 Days of Action Campaign

Today is Day 14 of the 16 Days of Action Campaign and here are some of the events taking place:

Women’s Aid Events:

  • 16 Facts for 16 Days email campaign (email 16days@womensaid.ie or phone 01-8684721 to sign up)
  • 16 Books for 16 Days in Chapters
  • Women’s Aid Public Awareness Campaign
  • Women’s Aid Online Advertising Campaign
  • Women’s Aid ‘Support a Friend’ Phone Charm Campaign

Events Around Ireland:

  • Information Stand and Ribbon Display in McDonagh Junction, Kilkenny
  • The ‘Lantern Experience’ in Belmullet
  • March of Hope in Portlaoise
  • Near 90 FM’s “A Woman’s Voice” Broadcast
  • Violence Against Women 365 International Poster Exhibition continues in Waterford
  • Displays at various venues around Mayo
  • Human Rights in Ireland continue their 16 Days Campaign daily blog
  • “In Her Shoes” exhibition in Longford, and also in the Mid-West
  • Information Stands are placed around Sligo and Leitrim
  • Aoibhneas Refuge urges all of us to “Step Out of the Shadows”
  • Clare Women’s Network is running a powerful daily poster campaign
  • Galway Rape Crisis Network is running a daily fact campaign
  • Donegal has a poetry and art display

Cyber Events:

  • Take Back the Tech continue their fabulous campaign with daily actions that are available to everyone! (www.takebackthetech.net)

International Events:

  • Kenya North Rift Women Voices training events in Kenya
  • FemLINKpacific Community Radio Broadcasts in the Figi Islands

There are also lots of messages of support for the Campaign from a variety of important Irish people and organisations, and from some international organisations, explaining why the 16 Days Campaign is so important to each of them. Use any of these events and campaigns as a way to get involved yourself, and share the information with your friends and family!


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Amber sets up Information Stand at McDonagh Junction

McDonagh Junction will be the venue of an Information Stand on Tuesday 8th December from 11am to 3pm. There will be information about the 16 Days Campaign, as well as information about Amber (Kilkenny Women’s Refuge) available. In addition to the stand, there will be a ribbon display with each ribbon representing a woman who has been murdered in Ireland since 1996. Please pop over to the stand and show your support!

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Day 4 of the 16 Days of Action Campaign

The staff and volunteers at Inishowen Women’s Outreach, Co. Donegal, have organised a bucket collection throughout the area today, day 4 of the 16 Days Campaign.  Good luck with the collection and we hope they are wrapped up warm. 

In Kilkenny, a all day Non Violence Seminar is taking place at the Bishop Birch Learning Centre. 

Other events continuing today are:

  • The Women’s Aid 16 Facts for 16 Days Email Awareness Campaign
  • The Women’s Aid 16 Books for 16 Days Campaign in conjunction with Chapters Books, Dublin 2
  • The Aoibhneas Email Awareness Campaign
  • 16 Rights for 16 Days in Sligo


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Non-Violence Seminar to be held in Kilkenny City

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