WEEK WITHOUT VIOLENCE: OCTOBER 17 – 22
Week Without Violence is part of a global movement to end violence against women and girls with YWCAs across the country and around the world. At YWCA Northeast Kansas, we know that not all violence is acknowledged or responded to equally. That’s why we set aside one week in October as a Week Without Violence, when we focus on ending gender-based violence, including domestic violence, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, trafficking, and harassment.
We invite you to join us from October 17 – 22, as we Center Survivors through education, advocacy, and civic engagement.
Our united action is powerful when we work to center the voices and experiences of survivors. Honor Domestic Violence Awareness Month and YWCA Week Without Violence by joining us as we raise our voices, use our votes, and work for an end to gender-based violence.
Today’s most divisive issues and headlines directly impact the safety and well-being of survivors of domestic violence in unique and harmful ways. By raising awareness of the ways in which issues impact survivors, we can bridge divides and build support among the community for the services and solutions survivors need. Together, we will support survivors in finding safety, healing, and pathways forward, free from violence.
WEEK WITHOUT VIOLENCE EVENTS
Poppin’ Minis will be out front from 8am to 11am.
Poppin’ Squeeze will be here from 10am to 3pm.
If you are not in the space to share, please feel free to come and listen to the words of others. Counseling and advocacy services will be available.
YWCA USA Week Without Violence
Check out the national Week Without Violence webpage for more information on national efforts, online actions you can take, and how to advocate and engage on social media.