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Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October

 

The Clothesline Project

A visual display that bears witness to domestic and sexual violence.

Stop by the Women’s Center (108 Haag Hall) to create a T-shirt that shares your feelings on how violence against women has affected you or your loved ones.

The Chotesline

 

The Clothesline Project is a visual display that bears witness to domestic and sexual violence, the Clothesline Project is a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a shirt. They then hang the shirt on a clothesline to be viewed by others as testimony to the problem of violence against women. The campus community is invited to share their feelings and thoughts on how violence against women has affected them or their loved ones by stopping by the Women’s Center (108 Haag Hall) to decorate a shirt.

Click here for more information about the project.

 

These Hands Don't Hurt &

The White Ribbon Campaign

A commitment to ending violence against women.

Visit our awareness tables to make a commitment to ending violence against women by stamping your hands on the banner.

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These Hands Don’t Hurt is a program for people demonstrating their commitment to anti-violence initiatives. By stamping their handprints on the banner, participants are creating a visual statement against violence and declaring that they will not use their hands to hurt another person.

The White Ribbon Campaign is the largest effort in the world of men working to end men's violence against women. It relies on volunteer support and financial contributions from individuals and organizations.

Click here for more information about the project.

 

"I'm Anti-Violence.." Photo Campaign

A photo campaign to raise awareness of violence against the LGBTQ community

Stop by the information table or look for Women’s Center staff at various locations around campus throughout the month to join the campaign and have your photo taken with your declaration that you are anti-Violence.

I'm Anti-Violence

 

"I'm Anti-Violence..." project focuses to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and support survivors through counseling and advocacy. And this photo campaign raises awareness to the issue of violence against the LGBTQ community. Stop by the information table or look for Women’s Center staff at various locations around campus throughout the month to join the campaign and have your photo taken with your declaration that you are anti-violence.

Click here for more information about the project.

 

For more information contact Kelly Rifenbark at (816) 235-1638 or email rifenbarkk@umkc.edu.