Support Yazidi Women and Girls!

Event Details

Support Yazidi Women and Girls!

Time: August 3, 2016 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: The Women's Monument, Marker of Change
Street: Main Street and Terminal Avenue
City/Town: Vancouver, BC
Website or Map: http://action.vday.org/images…
Event Type: action
Organized By: ROSE
Latest Activity: Aug 3, 2016

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Event Description

The Women's Monument
Marker of Change
Main St. and Terminal Ave.
Thornton Park, Vancouver, BC
Gather at 5:30pm
Action 6:00pm

All are welcome. Please join us!

Together we will veil one of the monument benches in white to represent the suffering and loss of the Yazidi women and girls.

There will be a meditation and a moment of silence for those who have been murdered.

Information will be provided on actions that can be taken, including a letter to our representatives in parliament, plus future efforts to support Yazidi women.

Guest Speaker: Senator Mobina Jaffer
Senator Jaffer has met with Yazidi women and can share information with all those who attend.

Please use the hashtag: #StopYazidiGenocide

Media is invited

Comment Wall

Comment by ROSE on July 29, 2016 at 1:31pm

Here is the call to action from Yazda and One Billion Rising:
We Rise With Yazidi Women! One Billion Rising & Yazda Call on the World for Global Solidarity With and For Yazidi Women on 3 August

ON 3 AUGUST, WE CALL ON THE WORLD TO SHOW SOLIDARITY FOR NADIA MURAD AND THE THOUSANDS OF YAZIDI WOMEN AND GIRLS SOLD AND CAPTURED AS SEX SLAVES - AND CALL FOR THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF THE CAPTURED 3,000 YAZIDI WOMEN.

WE CALL ON THE WORLD TO HONOR THE GENOCIDAL ATTACK ON SINJAR TWO YEARS AGO. WE AS A GLOBAL COMMUNITY, MUST KEEP THEIR STORIES AND THEIR SITUATION VISIBLE WITH THE STRENGTH OF OUR SOLIDARITY.

ORGANIZE SOLIDARITY EVENTS AND ACTION IN YOUR COMMUNITIES. Here are some suggested actions:

MARCHES. VIGILS. WALKS. SOLIDARITY VIDEOS AND PHOTOS

SHOW YOUR SOLIDARITY ONLINE ON SOCIAL MEDIA.  LETS FILL THE GLOBE ONLINE WITH OUR SUPPORT FOR OUR YAZIDI SISTERS AND OUR DEMAND FOR JUSTICE FOR THEM.

USE THE HASHTAG: #StopYazidiGenocide

READ more about the context of the Yazidi genocide >

Comment by ROSE on July 27, 2016 at 9:50pm

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