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March to stop violence against women - Friday 23 November
Published: Tuesday, 23 October 2012

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Show your support and commitment to stopping violence against women and join the second annual Sydney White Ribbon Walk from Randwick to Coogee Beach on Friday 23 November 2012.

Sydney’s White Ribbon Walk is organised by Randwick City Council and NSW Police to help eliminate violence against women and raise funds for this important cause on national White Ribbon Day.

The walk will start at 7.30am at High Cross Park in Randwick and proceed to Coogee Beach where a mass oath ceremony at Grant Reserve will take place.

Led by the Mayor of Randwick Councillor Tony Bowen and NSW Assistant NSW Police Commissioner Mark Murdoch, participants of Sydney’s White Ribbon Walk will vow:

“Never to commit, excuse or remain silent about violence against women.”

It’s a disturbing statistic that one in three Australian women over the age of 15 have reported experiencing physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives.

Sydney’s White Ribbon Walk aims to reverse this pattern and support the White Ribbon organisation on this important day – the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

To participate, simply turn up at High Cross Park Randwick at 7:15am and march along with ABC presenter Steve Cannane, the NSW Assistant Police Commissioner Mark Murdoch, and several NRL stars including Mario Fenech and show your support for the elimination of violence against women.