woman holds child lovingly, beneath the text "November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month"

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton is going to new heights for Woman Abuse Prevention Month in a flag-raising ceremony at City Hall announced this Thursday

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The ceremony will occur at City Hall on Thursday at 12:00 noon. The event is meant to help raise awareness and to end gender-based violence according to the YWCA.

“International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women” and the first day of the “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, a Wrapped in Courage” flag will be raised in our community at Peterborough City Hall and a Proclamation will be declared by Mayor Diane Therrien as stated in the press release.

This Proclamation and flag-raising signal a commitment to ending gender-based violence in our community and to ensuring survivors know they are not alone. (Read more…)