WAFV | WALK | Against Family Violence | Friday 24 November 2017 | 1-3pm

[Edited extract from public address]

The annual Walk Against Family Violence is held to commemorate International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and White Ribbon Day.

The Walk aims to advocate and raise awareness of family violence and the impact it has on women and children in our community as well as pay tribute and commemorate those who have lost their lives to family violence. The Walk is held each year at Federation Square and attracts over 3000 participants who actively participate in campaigning for an end to family violence through marching alongside each other in solidarity and support.

Assembly: Federation Square Stage

Scheduled Program
Speakers include Rosie Batty, Annette Gillespie, CEO of Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre and Graham Ashton, Chief Commissioner for Victoria Police. Following on from the speakers, the crowd will walk down Swanston street around the block leading back to Federation Square.

Show your support for this important issue and contribute to campaigning for an end to violence against women and children. Come along or share with friends via EventBrite

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The Walk Against Family Violence
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The Walk Against Family Violence Organising Committee comprises of safe steps Family Violence Response Centre, Salvation Army Crisis Service, City of Port Phillip, City of Melbourne, Victoria Police and Family Life.