Walk planned for International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women Stabroek News
November 23, 2003

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A walk, starting at three in the afternoon, is the main activity planned to observe Inter-national Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on Tuesday.

Activities to mark the day are being spearheaded by the Women's Affairs Bureau (WAB) in collaboration with non-governmental organizations.

The WAB will plug messages such as: 'Not a Minute More', 'Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women', and 'Time to act to end all forms of violence against women'.

The walk will take off from the Ministry of Labour, Human Services & Social Security and end at Parade Ground, Middle Street, where a programme of activities will be conducted, a news release from the ministry stated. Minister of Labour, Human Services & Social Security, Dr Dale Bisnauth, is expected to give the feature address.

Other activities to mark the day will include public education sessions, visits to schools, and panel discussions on various television stations and radio.