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Chief swears oath against violence

  • CFA staff members donned women's shoes to highlight the White Ribbon day message: 'walk a mile in her shoes'
  • HQ CFA members swear an oath on White Ribbon Day
  • CFA staff conducted a march in support of the violence against women campaign ‘Walk a mile in her shoes’.
  • Braver staff members wore women's shoes in a symbolic gesture
  • Members of the Basin FB joined Chief Officer Euan Ferguson and HQ staff on White Ribbon Day
  • Loving the ladies footwear on WHite Ribbon day
  • Volunteer members from the Basin Brigade, White Ribbon Day 2014

By: CFA Media

Category: Events / Fundraising / Offers

  1.40 PM 25 November, 2014

Location: CFA HQ News, General

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As part of White Ribbon Day CFA Chief Officer Euan Ferguson and CFA staff have conducted a march around the lake near CFA HQ in support of the violence against women campaign ‘Walk a mile in her shoes’.

Mr Ferguson led CFA members in ‘swearing the oath’ to never commit, excuse or remain silent about violence against women.

To highlight the campaign's message, male CFA staff, including top executives, donned women’s shoes for the lakeside walk.  

Thirty per cent of women worldwide are affected by intimate partner violence, the most common type of violence against women. At least one woman is killed every week by a current or former partner in our country.

The White Ribbon campaign is the largest global male-led movement to stop men’s violence against women. It engages and enables men and boys to lead this social change.

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Last Updated: 26 November 2014