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Derby V-Day at Speakers’ Corner

United Kingdom > Derby > Market Place, Derby, UK > 2014-02-14 > 12:00 pm

About The Event

Look out for V-Day supporters on 14th February at Speakers’ Corner (waterfall), Market Place, Derby, UK from 12-2pm. Pop by to show support, join in talks, sing-along and lay flowers in memory of lives lost to violence against women & girls - help us raise awareness and also find out about Derby's upcoming International Women's Day Festival for the community: https://www.facebook.com/events/655774521135616/?ref=22 V-Day is a global movement to end violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that encourages grassroots events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalise the spirit of existing anti-violence organisations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, assault, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM), and sex slavery. Vox Feminarum is also hosting an evening V-Day event in Derby from 7pm in Normanton: https://www.onebillionrising.org/events/and-still-we-rise

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IWD Derby

IWD (International Women's Day) Derby is a non-profit group of volunteers who plan the city's annual festival to mark IWD. The event aims to celebrate achievements as well as raise awareness and renew efforts to improve the quality and equality of the lives of women and girls, locally, nationally and globally. http://womensdayderby.wordpress.com

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