The Purpose of the Clothesline Project
To bear witness to the survivors, as well as the victims of the war against women.
To help wiith the healing process for people who have lost a loved one, or are survivors of the violence.
To educate, document, and raise society's awareness of the extent of violence against women.
To provide a nationwide network of support, encouragement, and information.
White: for women who have died of violence.
Yellow: for women who have been battered or assaulted
Red: for women who have been raped or sexuallly assaulted
Blue: for women survivors of incest or child sexual abuse.