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Five-a-side soccer match to combat domestic violence

PUBLISHED: 11:56 14 November 2012

Men are being called on to help raise awareness of domestic violence by taking part in a football tournament.

Teams and individuals can join the five-a-side competition on November 24 at Fairlop Power League, Forest Road, Hainault.

It is being organised by London Tigers FC to mark White Ribbon Day on November 25.

The national day aims to encourage men to take more responsibility in reducing levels of domestic violence.

There will be 16 teams, including organisations that work to tackle domestic violence. It is from 10am to 3pm and is free with trophies for the winners.

Call 020 7289 3395 and quote Redbridge White Ribbon Day, as a reference.

Teams must be submitted by Saturday.

White Ribbon Day is also known as the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and pledges of support can be made at www.whiteribboncampaign.co.uk.


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