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Women rise against violence

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3 COMMENTS

  1. Moved to tears. Tears at the statistics. Tears for love and hope. What a brilliant movement. Huge thumbs up to all the men and boys who joined the event in solidarity. See you there next year! Goddess bless the Far North Coast.

  2. I felt in love two times with australian men, the two of them were bashed and traumatised by unrespectfull women.

    Too bad there is mostly women to gather like that for peace. Is peace the affair of women more than men ?

    Was it closed to men, or is it that they felt rejected ?

    PEACE LOVE UNDERSTANDING

  3. It was open to men Anna as we stated in all our press releases that they were very welcome- and you can see some there. No peace is not the business only of women. That is why White Ribbon Day was started by men. And yes we really need men to take this issue up and talk to other men about it more. There is a great dialogue on the subject lead by Eve with a group of supportive, thoughtful men here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRmpNw7U-YE

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