EVERY Thursday, people around the world wear black in a stand against gender violence, which includes domestic violence, sexual harassment and assault, rape, discrimination and sex trafficking - this day is referred to as Black Thursday. Black Thursday is acknowledged as a symbol of strength and courage for gender violence victims. The St Nicholas Diocesan School Interact Club recently held a Black Thursday. This was a display of their stand against gender violence. A prayer, conducted by Reverend Janet Trisk, was held to remember the victims of gender violence. - Supplied.