Candlelit procession in Harlow to mark hundreds of women killed in acts of domestic violence

Crime / Fri 26th Nov 2021 at 10:02am

A CANDLELIT procession was held on Wednesday night to mark 128 women who were killed in acts of domestic violence in England and Wales.

The procession took place in the town centre.

The names of each women was read out.

A spokesperson said: “Our government is urged to take the scale of death seriously and to tackle the issue.”

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9 Comments for Candlelit procession in Harlow to mark hundreds of women killed in acts of domestic violence:

Yasmin Gregory
2021-11-26 11:49:05

This is a shocking statistic. I would have attended had I known about it. Thank you for raising awareness.

Kay Morrison
2021-11-26 11:51:59

You would have been very welcome, Yasmin. If you'd like to keep in touch, just let me know via Facebook/messenger/whatever. Thank you for your support.

Clare Harrison Mccartney
2021-11-26 12:26:38

Thank you for raising awareness to an issue which is still occurring everywhere. X

2021-11-26 14:30:16

I would of attend this if I was aware.

Victoria kerrigan
2021-11-26 18:45:21

I wish I had of known I would of been there too

2021-11-27 08:42:22

I wish I knew coz I would've definitely been there 💔 very close to my family hearts 💕

2021-11-27 10:14:23

That’s all well an good but . Do u know the amount of women that have had children taken away For being in a domestic violence situation. Women are scared to get help because social services .

Kay Morrison
2021-11-27 18:33:46

Anon, I'd really like to hear more about this. Can you tell us?

2021-11-27 18:44:33

SHOCKING ! We have just finished meeting and making a collaborative textile banner in Norwich. It will now go on tour to raise awareness. More information in the links - Norfolk Heritage Centre - Home | Facebook https://www.edp24.co.uk/news/local-council/violence-against-women-protest-banner-8515316 https://padlet.com/rachelridealgh/stitchingourstories

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