White Ribbon 2022

25th November 2022 in Council News, Events, Local News

We are proud to support the White Ribbon UK campaign – to end violence against women and girls.

What is White Ribbon Day?

White Ribbon Day is a widely recognised global movement; in the UK, it is spearheaded by White Ribbon UK, the leading charity engaging men and boys to end violence against women and girls.

White Ribbon Day is 25th November – today!

Supporter Organisation

Penzance Council unanimously voted last November to become a White Ribbon Supporter Organisation to raise awareness and end violence against women and girls.

We support White Ribbon

Our actions so far:

✅ signed up to become a Supporter Organisation

✅ made White Ribbon Day part of the Civic Calendar

✅ encouraged all Councillors and staff to take the pledge

Local events planned:

There are lots of local activities and events you can get involved with over the coming weeks which form part of the global 16 Days of Activism campaign against gender-based violence, which runs from Friday 25th November – Saturday 10th December.

Local events in the Penzance areas have been organised by Penzance 16 Days of Activism 2022 in partnership with the following orgnisations:

Penzance and Cornwall Councillor Thalia Marrington has also played an integral part and will be hosting a talk on ‘How to get more Women into Politics’ on Thursday 1st December at the Hypatia Trust from 7pm.

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