ABBOTSFORD BC JOINS GLOBAL CAMPAIGN - ONE BILLION RISING - TO STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS
February 14, 2013 to be V-Day’s Largest Day of Action Ever
On Feb 14 2013, at 12pm, various organizations from Abbotsford & Mission are coming together at Jubilee Park, in Abbotsford, BC to join with activists around the world for ONE BILLION RISING, the largest day of action in the history of V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. Local organizations that are participating in this movement are listed here: UFV Abbotsford Area Gogos, GirlKIND Foundation, Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford Community Services & the Fraser Valley Human Dignity Coalition with others joining in too.
You are invited to join us for our second annual "Every Girl Matters Day," on Oct 11, 2014. The British Columbian government has officially proclaimed this day as Every Girl Matters in conjunction with the United Nations "Day of the Girl." A day to recognize the global rights of girls around the world. Join us as we present a film screening of "Girl Rising," a critically acclaimed film that documents the lives of girls around the world that are making a difference in their communities.
We will also have an "Art Area," for individuals to paint, draw and create art, inspiring or empowering messages of hope. Coffee and cake will be served, this is FREE COMMUNITY EVENT, please do register for the film screening as seating is limited. This event is brought to you by the partnership between GirlKIND and The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, BC.
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It just takes one girl to make a difference. What are you waiting for? Get involved, join the movement!