Events

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A German school’s initiative for safety in public spaces

A vocational school in Hennef, Germany marked the 40th anniversary of the 16 Days of Activism with an unusual and inspiring initiative. The institution is one among a national network of “Courage Schools”, and their campaign showed that combatting violence against women and girls is everybody’s business.

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Women’s Aid Campaign: DeserveToBeHeard

Women’s Aid are asking decision makers to recognise how domestic abuse affects women’s mental health, and to fund and work with specialist domestic abuse services, to include resourcing for a range of therapeutic and holistic mental health support.

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UN Women UK’s campaign Safe Spaces Now

New data, released on 10th March 2021 by UN Women UK, shows that the majority of women and girls in the UK are experiencing sexual harassment in public spaces. They are calling for public spaces to be safe and inclusive for all, now.