i've put up the second of three excerpts from deborah's mackenzie's speech at the hand mirror.
i also found this post at shakesville regarding domestic violence in the US military really sad, but compulsory reading.
white ribbon day is an initiative that's supposed to be "a symbol of men's opposition to men's violence against women". which is why i tend not to wear one, seeing as i'm not a man. but it seems to be largely organised by women in nz, and mostly it's women who are wearing the ribbon, which seems rather to defeat the purpose. so it was nice to see the police being active this year in promoting the day.