November 25 marks both the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and White Ribbon Day, the first day of the White Ribbon Campaign.
Anywhere from one-quarter to one-third, and even up to one-half, of Australian women will experience physical or sexual violence by a man at some point in their lives, as nationally representative surveys have found.
On Monday 25th November starting at 6pm YMCA Whittlesea is hosting a BBQ at Mill Park Leisure to help raise funds and awareness to show our support for the White Ribbon Foundation. Come along and show your support, all we ask is everyone who attends donates a gold coin and wears something white on the night. If you are unable to make the BBQ but still want to contribute we have White Ribbons and Wrist bands available at reception. In the week leading up to the BBQ, we’ll have a ‘swear ‘board where you’ll be able to swear your oath to stop violence against women. We hope to see everyone there.
For more information on the White Ribbon Foundation please click the link below.http://www.whiteribbon.org.au/