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Day 16, final day of the 16 Days of Action Campaign!

Today is Day 16 of the 16 Days of Action Campaign, Human Rights Day,  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:

  • 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
  • The final Art Workshop of the series will take place in Kildare
  • The final Wellness Workshop of the series will also take place in Kildare
  • Tipperary hosts Human Rights Based Training

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 these events and campaigns to get involved yourself, and share the information with your friends and family!

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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 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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Violence against Women 365 International Poster Exhibition

The “Violence against Women 365 International Poster Exhibition” has

embarked on its busiest ever schedule for the 16 Days of Action commencing on the 25th November 2009. In response to recent requests, the exhibition is to be on  display as follows:

Full version of Exhibition

Scotland:-

November 25th @ … Princess Royal Conference Centre, Ayr, Ayrshire

November 30th – December 8th @ Stranraer, Castle Douglas, Dumfries

December 1st – December 8th @ Dumfries, Annan, Dumfries & Galloway

Reduced sized version of Exhibition

Ireland:-

November 25th – December 4th @ Wexford, hosted by Wexford Local Area Network on Violence against Women

December 5th -12th @ Waterford City Libary, hosted by Waterford Local Area Network on Violence against Women

Photos from the various displays shall be uploaded later on the “Violence

against Women 365 International Poster Exhibition” group on Facebook

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“Everlasting Moments” Film Night

Waterford Local Area Network (LAN) on Violence Against Women, in conjunction with Waterford Film for All present “Everlasting Moments” (15A).  The film will be shown in the Storm Cinema on Tuesday 1st December at 8.30pm. (Adults €9.50, students €7, seniors €6.50). “Violence against women is everybody’s business” – please join the organisers at this event to show your support for women who are or have been victims of violence.

For more information contact: Breda  at Waterford Women’s Centre (051 351 918), Veronica at Independent Mothers Project (051 352 866), Oasis House (051 370 367) or John at S.E.D.V.I.P. (051 844 260).

The LAN is a network made up of statutory, community and voluntary groups that provide services to women who are or have been victims of violence. The LAN aims to raise awareness of the issue of violence against women, improve communication between service providers and to  help more women access those services.

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Launch of “Violence Against Women 365 International Poster Exhibition”

Waterford Local Area Network (LAN) on Violence Against Women presents the “Violence Against Women 365 International Poster Exhibition” at the Waterford City Library. The exhibition will be launched by the Mayor Cllr. John Halligan on Monday 7th December at 11am. The exhibition will remain at the Library until the 12th December. “Violence against women is everybody’s business” – please join the organisers at this event to show your support for women who are or have been victims of violence.

The LAN is a network made up of statutory, community and voluntary groups that provide services to women who are or have been victims of violence. The LAN aims to raise awareness of the issue of violence against women, improve communication between service providers and to  help more women access those services.

For further information please contact: Breda from Waterford Women’s Centre (051 351 918), Veronica of Independent Mothers Project (051 352 866), Oasis House (051 370 367) or John of S.E.D.V.I.P. (051 844 260).

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