Nashville, TN, August 02, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Tennessee United for Human Rights has a mission to bring human rights education to everyone. And what better way to do this than through discussing these rights at public events? The group has held an event for International Day of Peace for the past three years and will be holding an event again this year on September 21.
International Day of Peace was declared by the United Nations General Assembly as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. This is more relevant than ever, and TNUHR is planning an event to focus on issues of domestic violence.
This is the fourth annual observance of Peace Day by TNUHR. In 2015, the group organized an eye-opening panel discussion on “Exposing the Hidden World of Human Trafficking,” and in 2016, TNUHR held an event under the theme “Know Your Rights and Survive: Overcoming Domestic Violence.” Last year the group held a panel discussion on “Religious Freedom and What This Means Today.”
“Each year we focus on a human rights issue that needs to be brought to light. We are returning to the issue of domestic violence this year, as this is something that seriously needs to be addressed,” says Rev. Brian Fesler, regional coordinator of the Tennessee United for Human Rights program.
According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “…nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men.”
The Peace Day event will be held on September 21st at 4pm in the Nashville Church of Scientology community hall.
TNUHR is a chapter of the international organization United for Human Rights, formed on the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to provide human rights resources and educational materials to all sectors of society. For more information about the events on Peace Day or to find out more about Tennessee United for Human Rights, visit tnuhr.org.