My Body is a Canvas, Not a Target


capa do event(mybodyisacanvas)Awareness raising campaign (12-22 November)

Did you know that “up to 70% of women experience violence in their lifetime”?

Woman 2 Woman Networking together with CEIPES and Voices of Woman Media are promoting an awareness raising campaign for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on the 25th November 2013.

The main goal of the campaign is to raise awareness of the wide variety and types of violence that affect women and transwomen world-wide and the several shapes it takes, such as: gender pay GAP (unequal wages), sex based discrimination (access to health care, access to job, etc.), racism, sexual harassment, domestic violence, sexual violence, emotional abuse, human trafficking, stalking, honour killing, and many more.

The campaign is addressed to everybody without distinction so,

JOIN US and shoot your idea!

To participate in the campaign you need to:

* Send maximum 5 photos (high quality and JPEG. format) with a message related to the subject of violence against women. The message MUST be portrayed through body painting, drawing or writing, i.e., the message should be drawn, painted or written in the body and then photographed.

* Fill in the form annexed in this event – “Participant Form

* Send the photos and the form duly filled in until the 22nd of November to the email address (Note: The photos sent in the framework of the campaign might be used in the future for activities related to the same subject issue.)

All the photos of the campaign are going to be published the 25th of November in an online magazine produced by the organisations involved in this event. The magazine will be published online and will be possible to share it for free by just sharing a link. This corresponds to a second part of the campaign when hopefully it will possible to reach even more people.

We are online on FB and in the given email if you have any question.


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  1. Pingback: My body is a canvas, not a target! Photo Campaign | Voices of Women Media

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