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Elephant in your room?
|Subtitle||Raising awareness about family violence|
Barwon Community Legal Service took a large fibreglass elephant on a three-month tour of its catchment area to raise awareness about family violence.
It combined the tour with various CLE events over the 90 days (Stop Violence Against Women - Month of Action, White Ribbon Day, Human Rights Day etc).
About the Elephant
She started life in Wodonga in 2009 as a community art project and was produced by a group of women who have survived living with family violence. She has been beautifully decorated in two halves. The left hand side is black and white and depicts the downside of abuse and the devastation it causes to people's lives. The right hand side is colourful and depicts the upside and joy of recovery, of building trust and respectful, strong relationships.
The carousel is a common theme to both sides, both abuse and recovery, and highlights the journey for survivors and encourages hope for those currently experiencing family violence.
|CLC/Agency||Barwon Community Legal Service|
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|Project uploaded to CLEAR||8th January 2013|
|Contact Person||Mikala McIntyre or Jillian Chapman|
|Contact Position||Solicitor / CLE CD Worker|
|Contact Emailemail@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact Phone||(03) 52214744|
|Production/Delivery Date||Sept to Dec 2012|
|Languages||Arabic, Burmese, Dari, Karen, Swahili|
As this project has exceeded its review date it is recommended that the author/auspicing agency be contacted to confirm the currency of the information provided.
|Sponsor / Partner Agencies||
Barwon CLS would like acknowledge the support of the Hume Riverina Community Legal Service and their community partners for the use of their elephant. Locally we have a range of partners helping us with the project. The project has only become a reality due to the kind support and dedication of a great many people and organisations. List of partners can be found at http://www.barwoncls.org.au/elephant-project.html
|Review Date||8th January 2014|
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