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AGM

Our AGM will be taking place on Thursday 29th November at the Victoria Suite, Ross County Football Stadium. Before our AGM we will be hosting a Seminar entitled “Preventing Domestic Abuse, Promoting Healthy Relationships with Young People”. The Seminar will be from 12.30pm until 4.30pm, with registration from 12 Noon. The seminar will be facilitated by Linda Thompson of the Women’s Support Project and Jennifer Lawson of the Sexability Project. The Outcomes for the Seminar: • Increase confidence in raising issues around sexual health and healthy relationships with young people including issues such as sexual pressuring, sexting and consent. • Increase awareness of the impact of the media and the sexualisation of children and young people’s relationships • Increase awareness of the impact of pornography on young people The Seminar will be followed by our AGM. The AGM will be from 5.30-7.00pm. This year we will be launching our ‘STOP IT’ project which has been developed by women who use our service as part of the ‘together we can stop it’ campaign. There will also be a performance of ‘The Little Things’ by Breeze Productions, and input from the children and young people who have used our service.

Peace One Day Event

On the 21st of September, We joined individuals and organizations across the world to come together in support of the Global Truce, an international call for a reduction of domestic abuse. We held a candlelit vigil in Inverness at dusk to bring people together to shine a light on domestic abuse and to join the international call for peace. Rona Memburg who took part in the candlelit vigil put together a poem called Silence Of Power, Click on the link to view. Silence of Power 2011 Below are pictures that were taking on the night, showing the women with their candles shining a light on domestic abuse and of the guest speakers/singers that attended.

Cupcakes & Chat

We are holding a fundraiser in Dingwall Town Hall on 2nd November from 7pm. Come along and learn 4 ways to decorate cupcakes and enjoy a glass of fizz. Tickets are £10.00, contact 01349 862689 to book your place.

These Heels are Made For Walking

Calling all husbands, dads, brothers, uncles, nephews, grandads, sons. Pledge your support for ending violence against women and raise some funds for Ross-shire Women's Aid and White Ribbon Scotland by taking part in our sponsored walk in Dingwall. We would like to say a huge thank you to Louise from www.louloushoes.co.uk for kindly donating shoes for the males that are taking part in the walk.

Peace One Day – Global Truce

On the 21st of September, individuals and organisations across the world will come together in support of the Global Truce, an international call for a reduction of domestic abuse.

Travelling Stories Event in Parliament

Pictures from Ross-shire Women’s Aid event in the Scottish Parliament sponsored by Rhoda Grant MSP. Our Travelling Stories project has enabled survivors of domestic abuse to use the transformation of a suitcase or creation of a passport as a means for expressing their own journey through life, including their unique experience of survival