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Yarn Bomb Proposal With A Greater Purpose

Published: October 9, 2021
Author: Manali bhanushali

Weavers and stitchers from all over the Central Coast have been hard at work preparing for a bright artwork that will be on display at Terrigal from November 19 to December 17.

The Central Coast Zonta Club has collaborated with local organisations, families, and individuals to construct hundreds of brilliantly coloured squares, shapes, and ornaments that will hang trees along the foreshore asking for an end to household and personal abuse.

The Breakers Club Bowlers, CWA Woy Woy, Kamira Farm, Soroptimists, and Coast Shelter, as well as numerous individuals and families, are participating in the initiative with permission from Central Coast Council.

“In Australia, one in every four women and one in every 13 males examines the following, sexual, or emotional violence at the hands of a partner (Dept of Social Security 2019),” according to a spokeswoman.

“Police on the Central Coast are seeing an increase in crimes involving threats, abuse, intimidation, and sexual abuse.”

The Yarn Bomb initiative demonstrates in a creative and services for various what we can do to put an end to the pandemic of domestic and family violence.”

The Central Coast Zonta Club helps survivors of domestic abuse, education programmes, and health initiatives through committees for Women’s Advancement, Litigation, Service, Funding, and Participation.

The club also advocates for the advancement of women and girls, as well as for justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.

The organization observes International Women’s Day as well as the 16 Days of Activism Against Family Violence.

Older women are increasingly at risk of poverty, and this group is a new emphasis for the organization’s lobbying efforts.

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