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Rhu and Shandon Community Council

#16daysofaction 25th November to 10th December

Added on 29 November 2019

International campaign to raise awareness of violence against women. 

During the campaign, organisations throughout Argyll and Bute will be giving out a clear message that domestic abuse will not be tolerated under any circumstances.

Key landmarks, such as McCaig’s Tower and Highland Mary’s Statue will be lit up orange, in honour of the theme: “Orange the World: Generation equality stands against rape”.

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Did you know?

In 2017/18, 2,136 rapes and 119 attempted rates were reported to Police Scotland. However, 247 people were prosecuted and only 107 convicted. 

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