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Violence against women

White Ribbon Day

Moonee Valley says no to violence against women

Violence of any nature is completely unacceptable, in any situation and in any setting.

Violence against women in particular is a very serious problem in Australia, where one in three women report experiencing physical or sexual violence at some time in their lives and where every week, at least one woman is killed by a current or former partner.

25 November is White Ribbon Day, a day to speak out against violence towards women. We strongly support this cause as part our Community Safety Program and Health and Wellbeing Plan.

Watch this video to find out more:

Support contacts

If you are in immediate danger – call Police on 000

Resources

Visit the White Ribbon website for a range of fact sheets relating to violence against women.

Show your support

During November, White Ribbon Day merchandise will be available for purchase in Moonee Valley Libraries, at the Transfer Station and at our Civic Centre.

Follow the White Ribbon campaign on Facebook and Twitter and share their content.

Take the pledge

We’re encouraging men to join the online pledge "I swear never to commit, excuse or remain silent about violence against women".

Make your pledge at the White Ribbon website.

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Last updated: Monday, 1 August 2016, 12:33 AM

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