Executive Council
November 22, 2019 

Media Advisory: Minister Haley to Launch Purple Ribbon Campaign

The Honourable Carol Anne Haley, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, will launch the annual Purple Ribbon Campaign by raising the purple ribbon flag on Monday, November 25 at 10:00 a.m. The event will take place in the lobby of East Block, Confederation Building. 

Minister Haley will be joined by writer and consultant, Martha Muzychka. Debbie Hibbs and Philip Hibbs, parents of Julianne Hibbs and advocates for the prevention of violence in our communities will also be joining the Minister to help raise the flag.

Since 2010, the Purple Ribbon Campaign has helped increase awareness and education on violence against women in Newfoundland and Labrador.   

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Media contact
Nancy Hollett
Office for the Status of Women
709-729-5777, 685-3372
nancyhollett@gov.nl.ca 

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