Call to stand up to violence against women and girls
25th November 2022
Stand up to violence against women and girls - that's the message from the Hertfordshire Domestic Abuse and Violence Against Women and Girls Partnership at the start of the international 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign.
Today (Friday, 25 November) marks the start of the campaign which runs until 10 December calling for an end to gender-based violence. The international White Ribbon Day also occurs during this period in addition to the UN UNiTE campaign to ‘Orange the World’ - symbolising a brighter future free of violence.
The council Leader, Cllr Sarah Nelmes, and Chair, Cllr Debbie Morris, are both wearing orange to show support for the international campaign.
For more information, visit: www.threerivers.gov.uk/egcl-page/domestic-abuse