Rossendale Council Supports White Ribbon Campaign

Published November 24, 2016 at 14:18

The national awareness day will be supported by Rossendale Council with 5th December being Rossendale Council’s internal day of awareness.

White Ribbon is an international campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence. The United Nations has designated 25 November as International Day for the elimination of violence against women and girls.

Friday 25 November marks the third anniversary of the council working with the White Ribbon Campaign, the UK branch of the global drive to encourage men to take more responsibility for ending male violence against women. Following the national awareness day there will be 16 days of action nationally with Rossendale Council dedicating December 5th as their day of raising awareness.

If you need help around Domestic Abuse, contact The STAR Centre on 01706 830600, the Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Take the Step service; As ever, if you are in immediate danger please phone 999. The Council also supports the work of Take the Step and its awareness raising of abuse to males.

If you need information and support to help you stop being violent and abusive to your partner, you can call the Respect phone line on 0808 802 4040.

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