November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month. The purple scarf is a symbol of the courage needed by communities in supporting survivors of violence, the commitment to turn awareness into accountability and action and to ultimately end gender-based violence.

This year, the Wrapped in Courage campaign is once again mobilizing Violence Against Women (VAW) shelters across Ontario to remind everyone that now more than ever, violence continues to be the greatest inequality rights issue for women and girls. Wrapped In Courage flags will be raised on November 25th, the International Day For The Elimination of Violence Against Women, across the province to show survivors of intimate partner violence that they are not alone.

Join Nova Vita as we raise the Wrapped In Courage flag in our communities:

Wrapped In Courage Flag Raising – County of Brant
Friday November 25th at 11AM
County of Brant Council Chambers, 66 Grand River St N, Paris, N3L2M2
Facebook Live Stream Available at

Wrapped In Courage Flag Raising – City of Brantford
Friday November 25th at 1PM
Harmony Square, 89 Dalhousie St, Brantford, N3T1N3
Facebook Live Stream Available at

Throughout the month of November, we ask Ontarian’s to wear a Purple Scarf to show support for survivors who’ve had to endure gender-based violence in their homes, communities and workplaces. You can purchase your purple scarf or tie, available exclusively at Closet Couture Boutique (415 Fairview Dr). Shop in-person Tuesday – Friday 10AM – 5PM, Saturday 10AM – 3PM, or online anytime here.

For more information, please contact:

Jessica Powless
Special Events & Public Education Coordinator
E: | P: 519-752-1005 ext 232

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