Help heighten awareness nearly violence against women during a serial of events inwards October.
The Clothesline Project
Oct. 11, 9am to 2pm (decorate)
Criminal Justice Center, Texas Room
Oct. 18, 9am to 2pm (Rain Date: Oct. 25)
Outside Criminal Justice Center (display)
Learn to a greater extent than nearly violence against women during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
The Crime Victim Services Alliance, the Crime Victims’ Institute as well as the Montgomery County Women Shelter volition host a serial of events to railroad train students nearly violence against women, including domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual abuse as well as incest, LGBTQ issues, as well as women assaulted for political reasons.
The calendar month volition kicking off on Oct. xi amongst the Clothesline Project, which decorates t-shirts to award survivors of violence. The shirts let people to limited their emotions as well as serves equally a visual reminder that victims are non lone inwards their struggles. The populace is invited to decorate a t-shirt inwards back upwards of survivors from ix am to ii pm inwards the Texas Room on the outset flooring of the Criminal Justice Center.
Because women endure from a multifariousness of abuses, the shirts are color-coded. These include:
- Yellow/Beige for women who are battered or assaults
- Red/Pink/Orange for survivors of rape as well as sexual assault
- Blue/Green for survivors of incest or sexual abuse
- Purple/Lavender for women attacked because of their sexual orientation
- Black for women assaulted for political reason
Those shirts volition last on display exterior the Criminal Justice Center on Oct. eighteen (Rain date: Oct. 25) to demo solidarity amongst victims of violence.
On Thursday, Oct. nineteen inwards the Lowman Student Center Theatre, at that spot volition last a screening of “Power as well as Control: Domestic Violence inwards America,” followed past times a panel discussion.
The documentary focuses on the illustration of Kim Mosher, a Minnesota woman rear of iii who escaped from her hubby afterward 10 years of emotional as well as physical abuse as well as the challenges victims seem upwards inwards society, especially during economical downturns. The documentary volition last followed past times a panel give-and-take past times local advocates.
These events may serve equally a trigger for past times as well as acquaint victims of abuse. Counselors volition last on manus for support.