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NATIONAL PROJECT 2018-2020

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Safe Home, Safe Community
Clubs take on advocacy policy

NATIONAL PRESIDENT DARINA DOLAN LEADING OUR 18 IRISH CLUBS AS WE TAKE ON AN ADVOCACY PROJECT.
WE ARE PROPOSING TO RAISE AWARENESS IN OUR COMMUNITIES AND PARTICULARLY AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE,
OF THE DAMAGING EFFECTS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.

Read report on “Breaking the Silence on Domestic Violence” seminar held by Wexford Soroptimists at the Riverbank House Hotel. (Simon Bourke, The Wexford People) >>

Say no to violence against women


This project will support the Sustainable Development Goals 3,4,5 and 10:

  • Goal 3. Good Health and Well Being
  • Goal 4. Quality Education
  • Goal 5. Gender Equality
  • Goal 10. Reduced Inequality

Internationally, this cause is promoted through social media and other means with the message ‘Orange the World’, with support of UN Women, there are 16 days of activism from 25th November annually and reminders on the 25th. of each month.

Loves me - loves me not
Fundraising by SI Ennis & Wexford
 
 

Among other actions, 30,000 bookmarks will be distributed through schools, libraries and community centres to promote this objective. Clubs throughout the country have already embraced the project.
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