#istandup – take the challenge, support domestic violence survivors

1,479,900 Australian women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. That’s one in six Australian women.*

How will you take your stand?

Spend the day on your feet.

Stand alone or in a team.

Stand with colleagues, with friends, with family.

Stand up at your desk, with your kids, at your school.

We challenge you to work, play, teach, eat, drink or socialise on your feet.

Stand up. Be counted. Share the message that we won’t tolerate violence against women.


How you can support #istandup

To nominate yourself or a team, simply set up your profile on My Cause. Then get your community, friends and colleagues to sponsor you in your challenge as YOU take your part in Standing Up Against Domestic Violence.

1. Register to participate in #IStandUp
2. Get friends and family to sponsor you via MY CAUSE
3. Stand up to violence against women


Stand up by supporting our work

Raise $250 to help pay for a funeral for a woman beaten to death.

Raise $1000 to help pay for a casket and funeral preparation for a woman who has died as a result of domestic violence.

Raise $10,000 to help fund a dignity vending machine that dispenses free tampons and pads for women who have fled domestic violence and are living in crisis.

Standing up has its rewards!

As an individual, when you reach $200 in sponsorships, you will receive an #istandup shirt. As a team, all members must achieve this target to each receive a shirt. You can also purchase shirts to get your campaign started!

  • #istandup medallion for any person or team who raises over $1000
  • #istandup Team Trophy will be awarded to the team who raises the most funds

I Stand Up Comedy Nights

As part of the I Stand Up campaign, we also host comedy nights across Australia. All tickets sold contribute to our work with victims and survivors of domestic violence.

Take a look at last year’s comedy night:

Share The Dignity puts your donation in hands that need it most

All monies raised from the I Stand Up day help us to continue the vital work that Share the Dignity does, including the Because We Care domestic violence initiative, providing funerals for victims of domestic violence.

*http://www.abc.net.au/news/factcheck/2016-04-06/fact-file-domestic-violence-statistics/7147938
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