Ending violence against women and children, together this White Ribbon Day
Grenfell is coming together on White Ribbon Day November 21, 2018 to end violence against women and children in our community.
As a community, we play a vital role in standing up, speaking out and ending all forms of violence against women.
Elly Schiller, Chairperson for Voices Against Violence said we set the standard for acceptable behaviour.
“If we can teach children from a young age about respect, this will transpire through the ages,” Elly said.
“If we can set the standard for respectful behaviour and gender equality in the community, at home and in the workplace, we can eliminate violence against women and children. We do this by standing up, speaking out and acting when it comes to violence against women.
If we can set the standard for respectful behaviour and gender equality in the community, at home and in the workplace, we can eliminate violence against women and children.Elly Schiller - Grenfell Community Health
“We are taking an active step to challenge the status quo, to treat everyone with equality and respect and we encourage others in our community to join us.
“Together we can intervene and prevent violence against women and children in our community.”
Grenfell Voices Against Violence is hosting a Community March from Weddin St Medical Practice to Grenfell Community Hub for White Ribbon Day on 21st November. Join us in taking the stand.
When: 21st November
Time: 9. 45
Where: March begins outside Main St medical Practice
White Ribbon is committed to building an Australian community where every woman lives in safety, free from all forms of men’s abuse.
To find out more about White Ribbon Day contact
Grenfell Community Health 6349 1777
About White Ribbon:
White Ribbon Australia is a part of a global movement of men and boys working to end violence against women.
White Ribbon aim to create an Australian society where all women can live in safety, free from violence and abuse.
White Ribbon is committed to the following values and bring these to bear in all facets of what they do:
Courage: in facing challenges and finding creative and innovative solutions.
Integrity: ethical, honest and accountable to all.
Respect: compassionate, honouring and acknowledging difference and upholding dignity.
Collaboration: working collaboratively to drive positive social change.
White Ribbon is a not-for-profit organisation that works through a primary prevention approach in schools, workplaces and communities across Australia.
Through it’s programs and campaigns, White Ribbon engage with men to be part of the social change needed to prevent men’s violence against women.
If you or someone you know is experiencing violence, call 1800 RESPECT on 1800 737 732 for advice or support.
This free service providing confidential advice is open 24/7. In an emergency, call the police on 000.
All incidents of violence should be reported to the police.