Finland - Campaign ’Valoa ei Vakivaltaa’ – “Light - No Violence Against Women”
Campaign in Finland, ‘Valoa ei Vakivaltaa’ (Light - No Violence) to raise awareness of violence against women: (a) a large exhibition in Helsinki entitled ‘Silent Witness’, which remembered women who have been killed by their partners, (b) 30 other events around Finland, (c) The campaigners also collected 106 signatures, from members of parliament and representatives of government, on a petition against violence against women.
Aims and objectives
to raise awareness of violence against women
Results and impact
According to information within homepage: the campaign received a great deal of media attention and the organizers were extremely pleased with the awareness raising on this important issue.
Nytkis, EWL Finnish national observatory on violence against women
Nuts code: FI