Horsham’s Carolyn Stow, with Dorothy Bingi, Sharon Packer and Yolam Bingi, from Uganda. They participated in the Wimmera’s White Ribbon Community March on Friday. Picture: SAMANTHA CAMARRITHE White Ribbon message reached further than just the people of Horsham on Friday.
A pair travelling from Uganda joined in on the White Ribbon Community March down Firebrace Street.
Dorothy and Yolam Bingi work on youthvocational programs in the African countrywith former Horsham woman Sharon Packer.
The pair said they were impressed with the stance against domestic violence.
Ms Bingi said it was a fantastic event.
“I wish there was something like this in Uganda, as violence is common in Africa as well,” she said.
Mr Bingi said it was good to see a community come together to work to stop family violence.
“When you meet a woman you befriend her,” he said.
“Why would you want to beat a friend?
“Why would you want to kill a friend?”
National White Ribbon Day is on Wednesday.
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