Is White Ribbon Australia still operating?
On 3 October 2019, the Australian arm of the movement, White Ribbon Australia, was placed into liquidation after posting a net loss of AU$840,000 in its financial reports.
What happened to White Ribbon Australia?
‘Profound sadness’: White Ribbon Australia closes its doors White Ribbon Australia closes its doors after the company announces it is in liquidation, but the organisation is urging Australians to still uphold White Ribbon Day celebrations. White Ribbon ambassadors were simply tasked with “raising awareness”.
Who are the white ribbon?
White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement engaging men and boys to end men’s violence against women and girls, promote gender equality and create new opportunities for men to build positive, healthy and respectful relationships.
What is white ribbon and what does it stand for?
White Ribbon is a global movement that focuses on making personal and community change to prevent violence against women and children.
Why are the rowers wearing white ribbons?
We have been blown away by the support and that White Ribbons were worn by the teams during the day of the boat race which will have raised awareness of issues of sexual violence and that we need all men to promise to never commit, excuse or remain silent about violence against women.
Why did white ribbon closed?
It was revealed earlier this year that White Ribbon was more than $840,000 in the red, and the organisation said it decided closing was necessary after “an analysis of the organisation’s future sustainability”.
Who runs White Ribbon Australia?
All States and Territories have a White Ribbon Committee. Michael Kaufman, Walter De Keseredy, Karyn McCluskey and Dr Michael Flood run workshops in 10 locations across Australia with 600 people in attendance. The workshops explore ways to engage men in preventing violence against women.
When did white ribbon start in Australia?
White Ribbon began in Australia in 2003 as part of UNIFEM (now UN Women). It formally became a Foundation in 2007.
What does it mean to go white ribbon?
Definition of white ribbon : the distinctive badge of various organizations for the promotion of sexual purity or temperance.
What day is White Ribbon Day in Australia?
White Ribbon Day is held on the last Friday before 25 November every year in Australia. This is a time where communities come together to stand up, speak out and act to say ‘no’ to gendered violence in Australia. Get involved by joining an existing event or hosting your own.
What is going white ribbon?
White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement engaging men and boys to end men’s violence against women and girls, promote gender equality and create new opportunities for men to build positive, healthy, and respectful relationships.
What is the White Ribbon pledge?
We invite you to join us in making a pledge to stop violence against others and to symbolically wear the white ribbon. White Ribbon VA Pledge: I, (your name), pledge to never commit, excuse or stay silent about sexual harassment, sexual assault or domestic violence against others.