Oswestry Town Council marks White Ribbon Day to end men’s violence against women

Oswestry Town Council has an information display at the Guildhall and is encouraging people to sign the pledge to raise awareness of the need to end male violence against women.

White Ribbon Day is marked around the world is the largest global initiative to end male violence against women by calling on men to take action to make a difference.

Town Clerk, Arren Roberts said "The Council is pleased to have White Ribbon Accreditation, it supports White Ribbon Day and wants to get the message out that male violence against women must end. All men can make a difference by thinking of their own behaviour and being prepared to call out sexist and harassing behaviour when they see it."

Chief Executive of White Ribbon UK said, "We are really pleased that Oswestry Town Council is supporting out campaign. To wear a white ribbon is to pledge never to commit, excuse or remain silent about male violence against women. "

More awareness

Weather permitting the display will be part of a market stall on Friday 26th of November on the Bailey Head. This will be supported by partners and aims to raise awareness of male violence against women and call on all men to take action so that violence against women is prevented before it starts.

Make the White Ribbon Promise

People are invited to wear a White Ribbon and make the White Ribbon Promise to never commit, excuse or remain silent about male violence against women https://www.whiteribbon.org.uk/promise

Follow White Ribbon UK on twitter: @WhiteRibbon_UK.

Thursday 25 November 2021

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