A MEN’S HUI: TOWARDS WHITE RIBBON DAY PROJECT

 

INVITATION TO

 

A MEN’S HUI: TOWARDS WHITE RIBBON DAY PROJECT

 

Passionate about social change?

 

Believe in Saying NO to Family Violence?

 

“What can we do? How do we do it?”

 

Calling all ethnic men!

 

Ethnic Family Services, a service division of Shakti Legal Advocacy & Family Social Services Inc. is hosting a men’s hui at their premises on Saturday 29th October.  This is a call to all our ethnic brothers, sons, fathers, friends to make a stand and support the cause of ending violence towards women. Remember it takes only a few good men to be silent for the bad ones to win!
At the men’s hui/meeting, we will:
brief on why we’re supporting this campaign
ask for your ideas in how we can reach out to more ethnic men, and their families about this cause
get to know what works for Asian, African and Middle Eastern men, what differs in our approach to men re family violence, and identifying possible men’s concerns around this campaign
Trigger warning: this is not about “shaming” or “blaming” men or a “confessional session” for the injustices
that women have experienced. It is a call to get men involved in making social change happen for themselves
as men and effectively for women, families and children in the community. And who knows, it could even be
fun, an opportunity to learn and a great way to network with people from diverse communities.
You do not have to commit in organizing anything at this stage. We ask that you attend this meeting for
discussion and you then decide how you’d like to be involved going forward.
 
A MEN’S HUI: TOWARDS WHITE RIBBON DAY PROJECT
SATURDAY 29TH OCTOBER
10:30am – 12 noon
Venue: Conference Room @ Manukau Central Medical & Health Centre
18 Manukau Station Road
(We’re just beside Rainbow’s End)
Light refreshments provided
Share the link on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=296894587003903
RSVP:
sfsss@shakti.org.nz or via Facebook event by Thursday 27th Oct
Any queries? Contact: Shasha Ali Phn. 09 262 0487 or 021 8400 34, Email.
sfsss@shakti.org.nz
 
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