Thursday, September 29, 2011

Violence Against Women Awareness Month: Stree Shakti

Remember CSA Awareness Month?



For October we are planning a similar initiative, on Violence Against Women. We know the subject is very wide and includes multiple aspects. To ensure that this awareness campaign is effective, we have limited our scope to the following aspects:

1. Domestic violence – physical violence by husband/partner, other family members etc
2. Violence against girl child – including deprivation
3. Sexual violence – including marital rape, date rape
4. Emotional/psychological abuse
5. Dowry-related violence – including bride burning
6. Female infanticide
7. Acid attacks

As a member of the core team, I invite you to support and strengthen VAWM Oct 2011 as only you can. You can...

Keep up with our blog.

Write about it and send your blog post links or writeups to vawawareness@gmail.com (confidentiality and anonymity respected, as always).

Tweet about it – don't forget to add http://twitter.com/#!/VAWMonth .

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