LOVE SHOULD NOT HURT Anti Domestic Violence Charity Event
LOVE SHOULD NOT HURT
Australian Chinese Youth Elite Club (ACYEC) and White Ribbon Australia has organised an event to help raise awareness of White Ribbon Australia’s work to end men’s violence against women. All funds raised will support primary prevention initiatives in schools, workplaces and the broader community.
Anti Domestic Violence Charity Event
We are honour to have below guest speakers:
· NSW Premier representative / Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney General Natalie Ward
· Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer and Leader of the House in the Legislative Council Scott Farlow
· White Ribbon Senior Executive of Community Programs Liam Dooley (Confirmed)
· White Ribbon Ambassador/ACYEC Chairperson Leo Wei
“Violence against women is at epidemic proportions. Devastatingly, over 12 months, on average, one woman is killed every week in Australia as a result of intimate partner violence,” the Hon Natalie Ward MLC said.
For sure, to prevent the domestic violence will be the first priority for the State Government.
Leo Wei, JP, Chairperson of ACYEC, who is the new White Ribbon Ambassador said: “ I will be devoting myself into spreading the importance of anti domestic violence to the multicultural community.”
“Violence against women is never a private issue. ACYEC holding this event to help break the silence around violence, to raise awareness of the issue as well as funds to support work to bring violence against women to an end.
“ACYEC want people to know that it is violence against women is unacceptable, it is never the victim’s fault, help is always available and if you see something you should definitely say something. People need to know that they can make a difference; bringing an end to men’s violence against women will take a whole of community approach.”
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The Hon Natalie Ward MLC
The Hon Scott Farlow MLC
Leo Wei, JP
Our Chairperson Leo Wei has been officially announced as White Ribbon Ambassador