Purple scarves to support Woman Abuse Prevention Month

November 13, 2018 – Global News, by Mark Giunta

November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month.

The provincial Wrapped in Courage Campaign is now underway to support woman’s services and shelters including YWCA Peterborough Haliburton.

Now in its sixth year, the campaign invites all Ontarians to show their support for ending violence against women by wearing a purple scarf.

“It signifies the courage it takes for a woman to leave an abusive relationship,” said Lynn Zimmer, executive director of the YWCA.  “The message is the courage of a woman alone is not enough.  She needs our help.” (Read more…)