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The #StandStrong movement for Women's Aid needs your help this bank holiday

Here’s how you can get involved and show solidarity with women subjected to domestic abuse.

ALLIANZ INSURANCE AND Women’s Aid, supported by Gym+Coffee, are inviting you to #StandStrong this bank holiday in solidarity with women subjected to domestic abuse.

The #StandStrong movement aims to engage and empower the people of Ireland to help combat domestic abuse while raising much needed funds to help Women’s Aid support victims and survivors.

Taking place on the 6th of February, the #StandStrong movement hopes to raise €2.4 million over the next three years to help the work of Women’s Aid – the equivalent of €1 for every woman in Ireland.

1 in 4 women are subjected to domestic abuse in Ireland. In many cases, stigma, shame and fear stop women from reaching out for support. Women’s Aid listens, believes and supports everyone who contacts its services.

So, how can you help? Join Allianz Insurance and Women’s Aid on the 6th February, on Bray Seafront to #StandStrong by doing the yoga warrior pose – a pose traditionally associated with focus, confidence and courage – to show your support and solidarity.

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Meeting at 11am opposite Catalyst Coffee on Bray Seafront, participants will complete the warrior pose together as part of a wider yoga session with the incredible Yoga and Mindfulness guru Yin Yoga Jen. Be sure to register now as places are limited

Tickets are priced at €25 for adults, €10 for kids and we also have a donate what you can option with 100% of all ticket prices going to Women’s Aid.

If you can’t attend the main event you can still do the yoga warrior pose to show your support and solidarity with women subjected to domestic abuse at a location that suits you and donate here. Remember to share a photo online using the hashtag #StandStrong.

The aim is to flood social media with warrior pose images and show those impacted that the nation is standing in support of them while also raising much needed funds for Women’s Aid.

For more further information on how you can donate and get involved in the #StandStrong campaign check out www.standstrong.ie/donate.

If you are someone experiencing domestic abuse be assured that if you contact the National Freephone Helpline on 1800 341 900, or online at www.womensaid.ie, you will be treated with the utmost kindness and discretion, free from judgement.

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