‘Men can prevent Family Violence’
‘Men Can’ meeting was held on Thursday, October 1st in LOVE Park located in downtown Philadelphia. Lutheran Settlement House hosted the event where the focus was on preventing family violence. Peace Islands Institute (PII) Philadelphia was one of the sponsors. Participation was very high.
The aim of the event was to encourage men to speak out against family violence. Speakers talked about the seriousness of the issue by giving examples from their own lives.
PII Outreach Coordinator Feyzi Eygoren gave a speech on behalf of Peace Islands Institute. He talked about the importance of the family and the woman. He also stated that it is possible to solve these problems.
The program is expected to take place every October, which is Domestic Violence Awareness month.