Despite the cold and foggy weather, men donned their high heels yet again for the annulay 'These Heels are Made for Walking' (as in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes). The starting ribbon was cut by Mark Burns-Williamson, West Yorkshire's first PCC (Police Crime Commissioner) who accompanied us on the walk - although could not be convinced along with the police officers to wear the heels. Photos are available on Flickr at http://www.flickr.com/photos/78302092@N03/but here's a taster!
The support of the West Yorkshire Police Crime Commissioner follows on from that of the new Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Lancashire, Clive Grunshaw, has pledged his support to the White Ribbon Campaign and wore a white ribbon during his inaugural speech on November 22. Mr Grunshaw has made tackling domestic violence one of his key priorities during his term as PCC.
Leading gender equality charity, The Fawcett Society, has produced a new analysis which reveals disturbingly high levels of hostility towards women. On Monday 6th March at the wonderful Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds. There will be prominent speakers from the US and UK in the morning including:
On Monday 6th March at the wonderful Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds.
There will be prominent speakers from the US and UK in the morning including:
70% of incidents of domestic violence in the UK result in injury, (compared with 50% of incidents of acquaintance violence, 48% of stranger violence and 29% of mugging).