Limerick asked to ‘Purple Up’ to oppose Violence Against Women

first_imgLimerickNewsLimerick asked to ‘Purple Up’ to oppose Violence Against WomenBy Meghann Scully – November 25, 2019 235 Print Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post Twitter Facebook Advertisement Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Linkedin Emailcenter_img Previous articleLimerick Post Show | Dóchas – Mid West Autism SupportNext article‘I will not rest until I get justice for Jeffrey’ Meghann Scully RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash WhatsApp Members of the Purple-Up Limerick campaignLIMERICK people and businesses are being asked to ‘Purple Up’ on November 28th as part of an action to mark the global 16 Days of Action Opposing Violence Against Women.Limerick Area Network on Violence Against Women (LAN) have organised the event and want businesses and home to decorate their windows in purple to mark the event and raise awareness.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up On Thursday, November 28th an event will take place between 1pm and 2pm on Thomas Street, Limerick.There will be a brief talk from some of the agencies who are part of LAN, followed by the reading out of the names of women and children in Ireland who have died violently.AN Chairperson and Executive Director of Rape Crisis Midwest, Miriam Duffy, commented, “Each year the list of names of women who have died violently in our country grows. This event is a space to remember them and to highlight the need to continue the work of all of us in society to prevent future tragedies.”To request a ‘Purple Up’ pack containing purple decorations and posters email [email protected] WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads last_img read more