Violence Prevention East
 
Posted 29 November 2016, 10:10 am NST
Help us create awareness and prevent violence against women in the province by wearing a purple ribbon and encouraging others to wear one starting on November 25, the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women, through December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
To start the campaign Eastern Region Committee Against Violence will be dropping of magnets and pins, along with purple cupcakes for your coffee break in honor of women who have...
Posted 13 September 2016, 9:29 am NDT
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Coaster Campaign (larger version)
Sexual Violence (SV) refers to sexual activity where consent is not obtained or freely given. It occurs any time a person is forced, coerced or manipulated into any unwanted sexual activity.
There are many types of SV. Not all include physical contact between the victim and the perpetrator (person who harms someone else). The range of sexual violence includes:
• Rape
• Sexual Assault
• Incest
• Sexual Exploitation
• Unwanted or Inappropriate Sexual...
Posted 15 June 2016, 9:40 am NDT
On June 16 ERCAV will be hosting a afternoon Tea and luncheon at Youthtube for seniors and our youth. There will be information on Elder Abuse and some fun games.
Posted 02 February 2016, 9:51 am NST
Starting this month there will be a number of Presentation and activities for Violence Prevention Month.
-In our local newspaper paper for the next 6 weeks there will be ads on abuse and resources.
-3000.00 Placemats will be given out to local restaurant in the region on stats and emergency numbers.
-Feb 4,24,& 25 Kevin O'shea from Public Legal information will be out to our local schools to present on bullying and your legal rights.
-Feb 25, Kevin o'shea will be out to present to our local...
Posted 07 December 2015, 10:05 am NST
December 6,1989, 14 women were murdered at l'Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal simply because they were women. December 6th is recognized as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The Purple Ribbon Campaign promotes awareness about the prevention of violence against women and also honours the memory of women who have been abused or who have died due to a violent situation. Take a moment to remember these women.

There is a purple Christmas tree in the hallway between Sobeys and the mall in Clarenville to honor all of these women.

Also schools in our region will be having a moment of silence and showing a clip on what had happened that day to all of those women.
Posted 25 November 2015, 9:18 am NST
Today is the start of our Purple Ribbon Campaign. Purple Ribbons will be given out at both Tim Horton's in Clarenville and at Robin's Donuts in Bonavista and Arnold's Cove. Also today at Recess time schools throughout the region will have booths set up to paint the students pinky's purple in respect for women.
Posted 22 September 2015, 11:14 am NDT
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Drink Coasters (larger version)
For Sexual Violence Awareness Week Sept 14- Sept 20/15 ERCAV gave out coasters to local bars on "Who's Watching Your Drink"
Posted 22 September 2015, 11:12 am NDT
To raise awareness for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, ERCAV gave out 23 hot meals to senior's in need.
Posted 02 March 2015, 10:35 am NST
For detail on activities for Violence Prevention Month 2015 just go to our News:)
Posted 02 March 2015, 10:25 am NST
February 23 and 24/15 Michael Gaultios will be speaking to Bishop White, St.Marks and Heritage on "life Choices"
February 25/15 Coordinator will be in Southwest Arm for Stand Up Day Activities and having a presentation on Healthy Relationships.
Throughout the region, schools have recieved Pink Helium Balloons from ERCAV to write Acts of Kindness on each balloon. These Balloons are place in schools front entrances.
A Community Grant has been given out on Violence Prevention Activities.
Over 3000 placemats have been given out to Restaurant's throughout the communities on Violence Prevention, Stats and Resources.
Weekly Ads on different types of abuse and violence have been put in our local paper, the Packet for the month of February and March.
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