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The Clothesline Project, Hanover High School, May 1, 2008
 
The Clothesline Project is a visual display that bears witness to the violence against women. During the public display, a clothesline is hung with shirts. Each shirt is decorated to represent a particular woman’s experience, by the survivor herself or by someone who cares about her.

More About the Project
The Clothesline Project (CLP) is a program started on Cape Cod, MA, in 1990 to address the issue of violence against women. It is a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a shirt. They then hang the shirt on a clothesline to be viewed by others as testimony to the problem of violence against women.

For more information, drop a line to our National Contact Person:

Carol Chichetto
P.O. Box 654
Brewster, MA 02631
clotheslineproject@verizon.net

Photos: Janice Comeau