Ayrshire set to Reclaim the Night

Ayrshire set to Reclaim the Night

On Tuesday 7 December, there will be coordinated Reclaim the Night walks across Ayrshire as part of 16 days of action, an international call to prevent and end violence against women and girls.

Each local Violence Against Women (VAW) partnership, of which Ayrshire College is a member of, have chosen to hold Reclaim the Night walks on the same day as a mark of how united they are in demanding safer streets and lives for women and girls.

Ayrshire College’s Equality and Inclusion Advisor, Sara Turkington said: "This is a first in Ayrshire to hold coordinated Reclaim the Night walks in this way and I am really proud that the College has played a part in this. It is important that we continue to show solidarity with our local partners and communities so the message is very clear that women and girls are entitled to live their lives free from any form of gender-based violence and that we will take actions to bring about this change."

You can join a Reclaim the Night at the following locations and times:

South Ayrshire

Tuesday 7 December, 5:30pm South Ayrshire Violence Against Women and Girls Partnership Walk begins at 5:30pm at Ayr Academy, University Avenue, Ayr, KA8 OS2.

Twitter: @reclaimsouth

East Ayrshire

Tuesday 7 December, 6:00pm Violence Against Women Partnership East Ayrshire Departs from Kind Street, outside entrance to Burns Mall. Arrive 6pm for march beginning at 6:30pm.

Twitter: @EastAyrshire

North Ayrshire

Tuesday 7 December, 5:00pm Violence Against Women North Ayrshire Partnership - Departs Harbour Arts Centre Irvine 5:15pm arriving at Bridegate at 5:45pm.

Twitter: @NorthAVAWP

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