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16 maltatoday | WEDNESDAY • 23 NOVEMBER 2022 NEWS ACROSS 1) "___ a sudden ..." 6) Make disappear 11) Parochial school subj. 14) Hotelier Helmsley 15) Backless couch 16) Hagen of stage and screen 17) Alley dwellers? 19) Moo ___ pork 20) Nineveh's region 21) Move along jumpily 23) Concerning, on a memo 25) Derek and the Dominos classic 26) Temporary occupant 30) Leading-edge 33) Dr. Alz heimer 34) Gadded about 35) Craigslist posts 38) "Adult" literature 39) Audited a class, say 40) Prison uprising 41) Unit of bricks, prover- bially 42) Yielded to pressure 43) Model glider wood 44) Dealer in cloth 46) Long-eared hound 47) Grouchy Muppet 49) Lasting emotional damage 51) Coffeemaker inserts 54) Gallery event 59) "Rope-a-dope" boxer 60) Milk, bread, potatoes, etc. 62) Area between outfield- ers 63) Doo-wop tune, say 64) Attack from all sides 65) Twisty curve 66) Raring to go 67) Pen's inferior, in a saying DOWN 1) Goya's Duchess of _ 2) Many August babies 3) Weather map areas 4) "For Your Eyes ___" 5) Tinker Bell and others 6) Mystery writer's award 7) Job for a tailor 8) Alamo rival 9) Holed, as a putt 10) Stored, as fodder 11) Drambuie and Scotch cocktails 12) Lucy's landlady 13) Gene Tierney title role 18) Punch-in time for many 22) Cigarette gunk 24) Hams on stage 26) In the proverbial cellar 27) Lincoln who played Tarzan 28) Audio snippets 29) Watch junior 31) Roman writer of "Amores" 32) Cozy retreat 34) Go ballistic 36) Two tablets, perhaps 37) BA or ERA 39) Easy mark 40) __ Tafari (Haile Selassie) 42) Tend to 43) Tipplers run them up 45) Mob informer 46) San Fran transit system 47) Old enough 48) Eliot' s Mamer 50) Stengel in Cooperstown 52) Kirk, to Shatner 53) Sprite, for one 55) Release forcibly 56) To boot 57) Look like a dirty old man 58) Tavern sign abbr. 61) Carried out F Solution to last week's crossword The answers to today's crossword will be published in next week's Midweek edition Weather Mainly fine Visibility Good Wind North Northwest force 2 to 3 locally force 3 to 4 becoming Northwest force 3 to 4 locally force 4 TODAY TOMORROW Crossword WEATHER SUNNY MAINLY SUNNY 24 0 / 18 0 24 0 / 18 0 FEELS LIKE 24 0 FEELS LIKE 24 0 NICOLE MEILAK SEVERAL NGOs will be organ- ising an evening march across the St Julian's seafront to raise awareness on gender-based vio- lence. The march will take place on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, helping to raise aware- ness on women's experiences with physical, sexual and psy- cholohical violence. This is the first such march to be held in Malta. It will start at the LOVE Monument in St Julian's and end in Ġnien Indipenden- za, where Polish student Pauli- na Dembska was murdered in a femicidal homicide last January. As part of the event, activists will share stories about the per- sonal experiences of women and the violence they face on a daily basis. Gender-based violence includes street harassment, cyber harass- ment, psychological abuse, un- wanted sexual advances, rape, femicide, human trafficking, child marriage and female genital mutilation. The public is invited to submit their own stories and participate in this storytelling session. Peo- ple can read out their own stories during the march or can submit their stories anonymously in an online form. The participating NGOs are MGRM, Young Progressive Be- ings, Moviment Graffitti, Wom- en's Rights Foundation, Integra, Migrant Women Association Malta, Women for Women, Dar Merħba Bik, Malta Association of Women in Business, aditus, Fondazzjoni St Jeanne Antide, FIDEM Charity Foundation, Fondazzjoni Sebħ, Doctors for Choice Malta, YMCA Malta, Interrupting Violence towards Youth, Malta Women's Lobby, Allied Rainbow Communities – ARC, Malta Girl Guides, Żmini- jietna – Voice of the Left, em- POWer, Men Against Violence, and Dance Beyond Borders. Reclaiming the night: march against gender-based violence on Saturday NGOs to lead march to give space to women to demand their right to move safely in public spaces regardless of time, place and clothing The march will end in Gnien Indipendenza, where Polish student Paulina Dembska was murdered last January

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