Newcastle initiative will turn city orange to kickstart 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:18pm, first published November 24 2020 - 8:00pm
Stand up: "The base root of violence against women and children is gender inequality," Trisha Pender said. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

THE names of all 45 women killed by violence in Australia this year will be read aloud at a public vigil in Civic Park, Newcastle, which will be bathed in orange to help start conversations about domestic violence.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.

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