International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and White Ribbon Day

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and White Ribbon Day

The National Federation of Women’s Institutes-Wales invites you to attend the following virtual events on Monday 23 November 2020, sponsored by Joyce Watson MS, to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and White Ribbon Day:-

Cross-party stakeholder event focussing on violence against women in rural communities: 10am – 11.30am

This event will bring interested stakeholders together to discuss some of the current challenges in terms of delivering services in rural communities and the challenges for victims in reaching out and accessing support. The event will also provide an opportunity to explore potential solutions.

Please RSVP to walesoffice@nfwi-wales.org.uk

Candlelight Vigil: 6pm – 7.30pm

 This event will bring people together to show solidarity with victims of violence against women across the world ahead of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.

Speakers include Jane Hutt MS, Chief Whip and Deputy Minister and Dame Vera Baird QC, Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales.  We will also hear from a survivor of domestic abuse, a White Ribbon ambassador and cross-party representatives.

Please register here to join the event and for further information:- thewi.org.uk/virtual-vigil

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