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1 The following PowerPoint was produced by 7 young people residing in our refuge  They had not heard of the 16 days of activism before and spent time researching using the internet  They were shocked and surprised by many of the statistics and local incidents. They believed that they were the small few who been affected, and couldn’t believe that domestic abuse affected so many people.  The young people wanted to explain to you about 16 days of activism because: “ We have lived with domestic abuse, and know how it feels, “ We have lived with domestic abuse, and know how it feels, we want you to know you are not alone and there is help” we want you to know you are not alone and there is help”

2 16 Days of activism Against gender violence

3 Made by;  Owen B  Alex M  Clarissa W  Shaun M  Annie S  Megan S  Beth We made this power point to explain to you about the 16 days of action.

4 The 16 days of action starts in Bolton on the 25 th November – 10 th December

5 Violence is happening every were, You might not know it…..but when you walk past some one in the street they could be a victim of violence. when you walk past some one in the street they could be a victim of violence. From April 2005 to 2006 they were 1,093 domestic violence crimes reported in Bolton, but many attacks have not been reported!! What is the real number of victims??

6 Amy Leigh Barnes was 19 years old when her boyfriend stabbed her nine times and left her to die, at their home in Farnworth Bolton. Amy was suffering from domestic violence for months before he killed her.

7 Katie Summers was stabbed 82 times by her ex boyfriend at her home in Farnworth Bolton. Katie was in a violent relationship for many years, soon she got sick of him and his angry ways and moved away. He found her and killed her while their children were in the house.

8 We know what Domestic violence is like….. We have come to stay at Lewis house because of domestic violence. Domestic violence was happening in our homes, it made us feel; it made us feel; Angry Upset Terrified Scared Confused Lonely

9 Now that I'm in Lewis house I feel; Safe, happy, protected, welcome, chilled out, smiley

10 The 16days of action is a massive campaign, to tell people that violence is wrong, and you should never hurt another person!

11 No body deserves to be…… Beaten Yelled at Abused bullied threatened Hurt Killed

12 If this is happening to you please don’t just put up with it, You deserve better….. Tell some one that can help you NOW!

13   Call the police 999   Tell someone you trust (a teacher, a doctor, a trusted person).   Call Fortalice;   Call the child line;   Call a Social worker


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