2016 16 Days of Activism

November 21, 2016

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The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an international campaign that works to raise awareness about violence against women and the impact this violence causes to a woman’s well-being.  The campaign runs from 25 November, the International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women to 10 December, the International Human Rights Day.  Both these days highlight that violence against women and children is an abuse of human rights.

This year DVCS will interview a member of the DVCS family (including staff, volunteers and Champions) on each of the 16 days and are excited that DVCS Champion Kristen Henry and her team at Mix 106.3 will be assisting in the promotion of this interesting series of interviews.

Day 1 – Jodi, DVCS Young People’s Outreach Employee

Day 2 – Sarah, DVCS Crisis Intervention Employee

Day 3 – Di Lucas, DVCS Chair Person

Day 4 – Amanda, DVCS Staying@Home Employee

Day 5 – Louise, DVCS Administration Officer

Day 6 – Susan, DVCS Crisis Intervention Employee

Day 7 – Kylie Walker, DVCS Board Member

Day 8 – Belinda, DVCS Criminal Justice Advocate

Day 9 – Eve, DVCS Senior Crisis Intervention Employee

Day 10 – Clare, DVCS Court Advocate

Day 11 – Alanna, DVCS Manager of Community Engagement and Development

Day 12 – Niesa, DVCS Crisis Intervention Employee

Day 13 – Jacqui, DVCS Volunteer

Day 14 – Dr Judy Putt, DVCS Board Member

Day 15 – Margy, DVCS Support Group Employee

Day 16 – Mirjana Wilson, DVCS Chief Executive Officer