9 years, 40+ communities, 3 countries, one cause.
Shine the Light on Woman Abuse this November.
End male violence against women.
Raise awareness this November by turning purple.
Purple is a symbol of courage, survival and honour,
and has come to symbolize the fight to end woman abuse.
Download Campaign Material
Paint Your Community Purple
- Wear Purple on November 15th
- Put a purple LED light bulb on your front porch for the month (contact your local hardware store for purple light bulbs)
- Hang a Shine the Light on Woman Abuse Campaign Poster at your workplace
- Use your voice to talk about ending men’s violence against women
- Use the power of social media to show your support using the hashtag #ShineTheLight
- Follow us on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
- Invite a women advocate to your school, work place, social group to talk about woman abuse
- Ask your city to turn local landmarks purple for the month of November
Purchase purple merchandise!
All proceeds go toward providing front-line service to abused women in our community.
To purchase Shine the Light on Woman Abuse Campaign Merchandise contact 519-432-2204 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our Pop-Up Shop at Covent Garden Market on Monday November 12th 10am-2pm.
2018 Shine the Light on Woman Abuse Campaign Honourees:
In her teens Maddison was a two-time Canadian national boxing champion. She was full of life and planned to become nurse. At the age of 19 Maddison was lured into the sex trade by a pimp where she remained for two years. In 2015 Maddison was killed in a car crash in Edmonton. The car was driven by sex purchaser who was impaired and also died. Maddison was 21 years old at the time.
Shainee’s photos were posted on-line as an act of revenge porn by her intimate partners she trusted to love and respect her. The experience left Shainee with depression, mental anxiety and daily fear for years. Shainee is a courageous woman abuse survivor who openly shares her experiences to raise awareness on revenge porn and prevent other women and girls from becoming victims.