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Day 15 of the Campaign

As the 16 Days Campaign draws to a close, there are still plenty of interesting 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:

  • 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

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Day 13 of the Campaign

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 Bookstore on Parnell Street, Dublin 1
  • Women’s Aid Online Advertising Campaign
  • Women’s Aid ‘Support a Friend’ Phone Charm Campaign

Events Around Ireland:

  • “Rape & Justice in Ireland” conference in Dublin
  • Launch of “We can break the Silence” in Longford
  • Launch of “Violence Against Women 365 International Poster Exhibition “in Waterford
  • Lilac Ribbon Freedom from Pornography Campaign in Dublin
  • 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

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Day 9 of the Campaign

Today is Day 9 of the Campaign and here is a flavour of the events taking place in Ireland and abroad:

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
  • Media Briefing Notes

 

  • In Ireland: 
  •  Art Workshops in Newbridge family Resource Centre
  • Tipperary Women’s Network Human Rights based Training Event
  • Information Session at the Immigrant Council of Ireland 
  • Violence Against Women 365 International Poster Exhibition continues in Wexford
  • 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 is urging us all 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

 

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

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Day 8 of the Campaign

Today is Day 8 of the 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
  • Media Briefing Notes

 

  • In Ireland:
  • Commomoration at Mountjoy Square Dublin for 159 women murdered violently
  • Coffee morning in Louth County Museum   
  • Violence Against Women 365 International Poster Exhibition continues in Wexford
  • 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 is urging us all 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

 

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

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Day 2 of the 16 Days campaign

Today is the second day of the 16 Days campaign and there are a huge number of events taking place all around the country;

  • Longford Women’s Link (LWL) is holding a “Walk of Remembrance “to commemorate the 159 women who have been murdered in Ireland since 1996
  • Newbridge Family Resource Centre is hosting an Art workshop exploring issues around Donmestic Violence
  • Wexford Local Area Network on Violence Against Women is holding an awareness raising event
  • Dublin 12 Domestic Violence Service Forum
  • Congolese Anti-Poverty Network awareness event
  • Bray Women’s Refuge “Silence is Violence” event
  • Banulacht conference on Violence Against Women

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Day 1 of the 16 Days Campaign

Today is Day 1 of the 16 Days Campaign, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and there is a huge variety of things happening around the country:

  • “In Her Shoes” exhibition in Longford
  • 16 Rights for 16 Days exhibition in Sligo
  • Poster display and lily campaign in Mayo
  • Aoibhneas Refuge’s “Step Out of the Shadows” campaign
  • Galway Rape Crisis Centre’s social media campaign
  • Art and Poetry is on display in Donegal
  • Pavee Point is running a pampering session for staff, and various invited guests
  • “Break the Silence” ceremony and solidarity campaign in Leitrim and Sligo
  • Panel discussion and film screening in Wexford
  • “In Her Shoes” exhibition in Clare, Limerick and Tipperary
  • NUIG Femicide Awareness Campaign in Galway
  • Dundalk Women’s Aid asks “What are you doing about it?”
  • Annual Big Breakfast and Pampering Day in Limerick
  • Pamper morning for women in Blanchardstown
  • Women’s Aid’s campaign begins with a Public Action outside the Dáil Éireann, and the first of the 16 Facts for 16 Days emails

Show your support and get involved in something in your area!

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In Her Shoes Exhibition in Longford

 

  

Over the duration of the 16 Days, Longford Women’s Link are raising awareness of the impact of violence against women by displaying a pair of shoes for every woman who has been murdered in Ireland since 1996. Some women in Longford have even donated a pair of their own shoes to show their solidarity with these women. 

Have a look at the exhibition on 46 Main Street between 1.00pm -2.00 pm where staff from Longford Women’s Link will provide information on the campaign and how you can help eliminate domestic violence from our community. 

Time: 1.00pm—2.00pm (Display Space Open to Public); Location: No 46 Main Street Longford Town

For more information contact Angela at 043-3341511

 

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