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Diwali with DAWN
Diwali with DAWN Celebrate a win of good over evil this Diwali with DAWN World Wide to put an end to gender-based violence and promote gender equality. DAWN World Wide is organizing their annual fundraising dinner gala on 4th November 2017 at Beech Street Center, Belmont, MA. It will be a night full of great entertainment, food and the proceeds from the night will support a very important cause. Funds from ticket sales will support organizations that educate young men on healthy masculinity and sensitizing men on gender, sexuality and violence and training them on what's right and wrong when it comes to domestic and sexual violence. We will also use the funding to train the trauma counsellors working with survivors. Furthermore, if we raise enough funding we will help set up shelters and helplines for women, sensitivity training for police handling rape cases and other efforts to challenge harmful gender norms. Enjoy an evening of entertainment and become educated on ways DAWN worldwide is supporting organizations making a difference including a piece from Ben Zimmerman, a music artist who will portrait Men’s involvement in movement against violence on women. You can support the cause and enjoy the night by purchasing your tickets through this link. About DAWN DAWN ‘s mission is to end gender-based violence and advance gender equality through education and collaboration. They believe that local leaders are the best conduits for change. They work in collaboration with local leaders to help expand their impact by providing global expertise that can be adapted by individual communities. DAWN believes that women and men joining together is the only way to disrupt the harmful social norms that drive gender violence and gender inequality. DAWN partners with organizations who are pioneers in the movement to actively engage men and boys to break the cycle of violence. DAWN believe in the resilience and dignity of survivors. Through collaborative workshops with local organizations, they support survivors of violence by providing training, resources and facilitating the sharing of strategies between counselors and healthcare professionals from different areas of expertise and communities To learn more please visit http://www.dawnww.org/

Date: 04/11/2017
Location: The Beech Street Center
Time: 5.00 pm

Organized By: DAWN Worldwide

Cost: $40-$500

Web: http://www.dawnww.org/
Directions: 266 Beech Street, Belmont, MA

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