Events for Women's Week awareness raising:
You can bring it there, by organizing a V-Day event!
Every year V-Day events take place at hundreds of locations around the world. They take place in churches, town halls, theaters and arenas. These events are organized by local college students and local volunteers -- people just like you.
"In addition to RAINN's many resources, we encourage you to talk to fellow students and other RAINN Day organizers from around the country. Check out our new college listserv. It's a great way to share your own ideas and ask questions."
" The Clothesline Project
(CLP) is a program started on Cape Cod, MA, in 1990 to address the issue
of violence against women. It is a vehicle for women affected by violence
to express their emotions by decorating a shirt. They then hang the shirt
on a clothesline to be viewed by others as testimony to the problem of
violence against women."
"Take Back the Night continues the effort to end violence against women. Musical performances set the tone for two speakers who bring their own personal insights about various forms of violence. A speak-out follows which provides a supportive environment for those survivors and secondary-survivors that choose to share their experiences. After the speak-out, the participants carry candles and march through campus breaking the silence and making their voices heard. This is an experience that you will never forget! "
In 2004, more than 5,000 Get Carded volunteers distributed more than 1 million pieces of information to students on more than 750 campuses in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Engaging Men in the Prevention
of Sexual Assault
Take Back The Night is an internationally recognized event with rich history, occurring worldwide since the 1970's. It is believed that the first event took place in England in 1970. During the first demonstration, the term "reclaim the night" was coined.
Men against rape
Teal ribbons are the rape survivor awareness ribbons. You can hand out teal ribbons looped over safety pins.
Experience. Empowerment. Involvement. Prevention. These are just some of the themes that Sexual Assault Awareness Week covered on campus May 16-21.
The Clothesline Project, These Hands Project and other visual presentations will raise awareness about violence against women.
More than 50 men and women gathered
outside DeBartolo Hall Thursday afternoon in a silent protest to raise
awareness of sexual assault at Notre Dame.
Clothesline Project DisplayT-Shirt - T-shirts honoring and in remembrance of victims and survivors of sexual violence made by members of the Dartmouth community will be on display.
Take Back the Night March - Take Back the Night is an international rally and march that is organized in local communities with the purpose of unifying women, men, and children in an awareness of violence against women, children and families. The event is a collaboration of community and campus and other interested persons who are ready to take a stand against violence and make the night safe for everyone.
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