Zonta Clubs of Düsseldorf, Niers-Schwalm-Nette deliver message to bakery customers

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A serious topic transported with a twinkle in the eye, that’s what has been achieved by the two Zonta Düsseldorf clubs and the Zonta Club of Niers-Schwalm-Nette. 

The slogan just underneath the campaign logo translates from German with: “Violence against women won’t be put in our paper bags”, meaning: VAW is totally unacceptable for us.

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On 23 November, the Zontians offered paper bags with sweet rolls to passers-by in return for a donation and engaged them in dialogues about VAW. The proceeds go to a well-known Düsseldorf organization that provides practical help and consultancy for women who experience violence.

 

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Around 25 November, the top local bakery sold bakery goods in thousands of paper bags with this imprint. The German-wide VAW hotline is also present on the bags.

 

 

 

Watch a video of this event below:

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