Libby Davies, CEO of White Ribbon Australia to present Keynote
2015 Australian STOP Domestic Violence Conference is pleased to announce the CEO of White Ribbon Australia, Libby Davies will present a Keynote for the event being held at the Rex Hotel in Canberra 7 – 9 December.
Keynote Speaker Bio: Libby Davies is currently the CEO of White Ribbon Australia, Australia’s only national, male led organisation to stop violence against women. Libby has previously held CEO positions in national organisations such as Family Services Australia, UnitingCare Australia and Brain Injury Australia. She has served on numerous boards and advisory councils including at Ministerial, national and state levels, is currently a Director of Lifeline Australia, member of the NSW Domestic and Family Violence Council, member of the NSW Preventing Domestic and Family Violence Social Investment Advisory Group and Ministerial Roundtable on Prevention of Violence, Victoria.She has led transformative programs that give expression to the guiding principle of preventing men’s violence against women is engaging men, and that build community capacity to be the drivers of positive social change. She is committed to enabling innovation in the prevention of violence working alongside and with the many others that are committed to addressing this scourge.
About White Ribbon
White Ribbon is Australia’s only national, male led Campaign to end men’s violence against women.
Vision: All women live in safety free from all forms of men’s violence.
Mission: Making women’s safety a man’s issue too.
The campaign works through primary prevention initiatives involving awareness raising and education, and programs with youth, schools, workplaces and across the broader community.
Globally, White Ribbon is the world’s largest male-led movement to end men’s violence against women.
Originating in Canada in 1991, White Ribbon is now active in more than 60 countries.
White Ribbon began in Australia in 2003 as part of UNIFEM (now UN Women), formally becoming a Foundation in 2007.
White Ribbon Australia observes the International Day of the Elimination of Violence against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day, annually on November 25. White Ribbon Day signals the start of the 16 Days of Activism to Stop Violence against Women, which ends on Human Rights Day (December 10).
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