Bal­loons mark In­ter­na­tional Hu­man Rights Day

Bray People - - News -

THE Web Woman’s Group marked In­ter­na­tional Hu­man Rights Day in a very spe­cial way last Wed­nes­day.

At 12 noon a huge crowd in­clud­ing mem­bers of the group and the com­mu­nity gath­ered at the Holy Redeemer Church steps. re­leas­ing 146 bal­loons, to rep­re­sent Green Party Coun­cil­lor Caro­line Bur­rell, launched the spe­cial cer­e­mony which ended the in­ter­na­tional 16 days of action to high­light vi­o­lence against women in Ire­land and across the world as well as In­ter­na­tional Hu­man Rights Day.

At mid­day a min­utes si­lence filled the air as the ladies re­leased 146 bal­loons.

The pink and white bal­loons floated up into the sky in mem­ory of those women who were trag­i­cally taken away from their fam­i­lies.

The Web Woman’s Group mark In­ter­na­tional Hu­man Rights Day at the Holy Redeemer Church.

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