Family Violence Prevention Week

Family Violence Prevention Week 2021

February 14 to 20, 2021
The theme for Family Violence Prevention Week 2021 is Connecting Differently.

Wednesday, February 17th is Wear Purple Day
Islanders are encouraged to wear purple to raise awareness of the campaign, to remember victims of violence and their families and to demonstrate that violence in any relationship is not acceptable.

Resources and Community Funding

For more information: Family Violence Prevention Week 2021 Campaign


Related Event/Information

From Surviving to Thriving – What Do Survivors Need?

Friday, February 19, 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

This online (Zoom) lunch and learn will share wisdom from survivors of trauma and violence about what government and community supports they need to move from surviving to thriving in their lives. The session will include a roundtable discussion of what survivors need to thrive. No one has to identify publicly as a victim or survivor to participate. Hosted by Women’s Network PEI and the PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women. Open to all.

Please register by getting Eventbrite tickets at the following link:

All those who are registered will receive the Zoom link the morning of the event.


Purple Ribbon Campaign Online Resources for Preventing Violence

The PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women invites you to use online resources created for the Purple Ribbon Campaign Against Violence to reflect and educate yourself and others throughout Family Violence Prevention Week.

Look also for a new commentary by Chairperson Debbie Langston for Family Violence Prevention Week, posted in English and in French at this link: Even in February, December 6th Is Important / Même en février, le 6 décembre est une date importante