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The extermination of violence for woman

About exercise to get rid of violence for woman 

Purpose of exercise

 We determine violence regardless of target sex and assailant, relationship of victim and are not permitted, but violence for woman such as violence (DV), sexual crime from spouse or partner, stoker act, sexual intercourse for money, human trafficking, sexual harassment violates human rights of woman remarkably in particular and are important problem that you should overcome in forming gender equality society.
 We establish "exercise to get rid of violence for woman" period by country and decide to make a little over one level of approach about problem of violence for woman including social consciousness enlightenment.

Emblem of the violence extermination for woman whom country establishes
Emblem of the violence extermination for woman

Period of exercise

 Two weeks from every year November 12 to November 25 (violence abolition international day for woman)


 Headquarters for Promotion of Cabinet Office or other gender equalities constitution prefecture ministries and government offices (general manager: Prime Minister)

About purple ribbon

 In 1994, we raped close parent in small town called Berlin of United States New Hampshire and, for victim of violence and abuse, were born by survivor of rape for the purpose of making the safer world.
 It spreads out in the world as grass-roots movement toward society which does not permit violence for woman, and, as for the purple, it is symbol color of exercise to get rid of violence for woman.

Approach of 2017

Do not make excuse; because "like"; ... stop date DV ...

  • Press release document
  • We make nine capital prefecture city (Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Yokohama-shi, Kawasaki-shi, Chiba-shi, Saitama-shi) combination catch phrases, and date DV (violence from date in the young group) works on enlightenment of preventing.
  • We light up purple and orange at city sightseeing famous place!

We put together in "exercise to get rid of violence for woman" week and, in purple that is symbol color of exercise, light up Yokohama-shi opening of a port memory Hall which is famous place in the city and two places of elephant's trunk park.
 In addition, we put together for "child abuse prevention promotion month" of November and light up jointly with orange that is symbol color of child abuse prevention.
 To light up, we perform enlightenment campaign of distribution such as purple ribbon.

[we light up and carry out and provide equipment]

  • Yokohama-shi opening of a port memory hall

 From Wednesday, November 1 to Thursday, November 30 daily life, sunset - 22:00
 Purple and orange turn on in turn.
 During period, we distribute notice of poster, purple ribbon, orange ribbon and flyer in hall.

  • Elephant's trunk park screen panel

 Monday, November 13 sunset - next morning sunrise (purple)
 Tuesday, November 14 sunset - next morning sunrise (orange)

State (last year) of Yokohama-shi opening of a port memory Hall light up
(we turn on in turn)
 We light up opening of a port memory hall purple We light up opening of a port memory hall orange

State of elephant's trunk park screen panel light up We light up elephant's trunk park purple
(last year)

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 We accept consultation when human rights were violated by consultation about violence from spouse and partner, consultation of various problems to face in everyday life including couple, parent and child, work, gender-related discrimination.
 Please feel free to contact without being troubled alone. Consultation is free, and secret is kept firmly.

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