An MP, women's charity and trade union are joining members of the public to walk through Sunderland to raise awareness about violence against women.
Sharon Hodge MP will join Wearside's Women in Need and Unison to walk from Memorial Gardens to Mowbray Park.
The event is part of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
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