Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) Funds 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

PRESS RELEASE: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) has awarded a grant to Raise Your Voice Saint Lucia Inc. to host 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence from November 25th  – December 10th, 2017.

Her Excellency, Marie Legault,  Canadian High Commissioner to Barbados  & the Eastern Caribbean will be present to officially launch the project on Wednesday 25th, October 2017, at the Ministry of Social Justice – Conference Room, 4th Floor Greaham Louisy Administrative Building, Waterfront, Castries from 10:00 am.

A program of activities follows from 25th, November; the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10th, December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world. The international campaign originated from the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute coordinated by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership in 1991.

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