The United Nations Secretary-‐General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women has proclaimed the 25th of each month as “Orange Day”, a day to raise awareness and take action against
violence against women and girls.
The UNiTE Theme for August is: Get ready to orange the world
The colour Oranges is used to represent a future free from violence against women and girls
since August 2014 JCW+ has mobilized women, young women and girls to recognize this hope of a future free from gender violence.
For August 25, 2015 the women provided this quote: “Violence should not keep us silent; speak a word, lend a hand, provide comfort and support to a woman”
Today JCW+ will officially start planning for 16 days of activism November 25 to December 10, 2015. We will send out text messages of our Quote to the women Share awareness on Facebook ; Todays awareness is a article on the Opinion page of NY Times “Trans Death, White Privilege, by Jennifer-Finney Boylan
to top off the day the women will relax with popcorn and a movie ;Temptations by Tyler Perry