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Awareness and Remembrance

Women’s Rights are Human Rights

December 10, 2020
There’s a now famous-saying: “women’s rights are human rights.” Yet, around the world, women and girls are still denied ...

Emerging Issues Awareness and Remembrance

December 6: Workplace Violence Against Women in Canada Today

December 03, 2020
On December 6, 1989, 14 young women were murdered at Polytechnique Montreal, one of Canada’s most tragic acts of violent misogyny. Every ...

Staying Safe

Back to Basics to End Violence Against Women and Girls

November 20, 2020
Violence against women is all around us. It’s engrained in our cultures, often passed down generationally, it’s in the media we ...

Awareness and Remembrance

Rethinking Persons Day

October 16, 2020
Persons Day - October 18 - is a day in Canada meant to commemorate the historic decision to include women in the legal definition of ...

Awareness and Remembrance

Celebrating the International Day of the Girl

October 08, 2020
My name is Tanya Marie Lee. Close to four years ago, I created a book club for Teen Girls 13 to 18 years of age entitled “A Room Of Your ...

Awareness and Remembrance

International Day of Older Persons – Oct 1 2020

September 30, 2020
Every day is a milestone in the life journey. Over the years, I have come to recognize that there is a core part of me that is unchanging, that ...

Awareness and Remembrance

Take Back the Night – Fifty years of activism

September 21, 2020
September is recognized across Canada as a time to Take Back the Night (TBTN). TBTN events are for those who have been hurt by domestic and sexual ...

Emerging Issues In the News

The Other Global Pandemic - The Rise of Violence Against Women

September 02, 2020
In a recent Statistics Canada survey conducted in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, 10% of women and 6% of men reported that they were ...

Awareness and Remembrance Staying Safe

The 5 Ways Dads Can Teach Sons AND Daughters About Healthy Relationships

June 17, 2020
There’s a lot of talk about father-daughter relationships. How a father can teach their daughter about love, about what a good partner looks ...

Staying Safe Awareness and Remembrance

Staying Mentally Healthy During Coronavirus

May 14, 2020
This season of life is challenging for the average person. For anyone in an abusive situation, it becomes dangerous, with the risk of violence ...

Awareness and Remembrance Staying Safe

Misogyny is Everywhere: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

May 08, 2020
May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Canada. Sexual assault, and sexual violence more broadly, is something that’s become increasingly ...

In the News Emerging Issues Staying Safe Awareness and Remembrance

Domestic Violence as Contagion

May 06, 2020
In Nova Scotia, reporting on the massacre of twenty-two people revealed that the attacks started with the violent assault of the killer’s ...

Staying Safe

The Impact of Coronavirus on Victims of Family Violence

March 24, 2020
The recent worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 has brought about something that most of us have never seen before: a near complete shut-down of daily ...

Awareness and Remembrance Staying Safe

International Women’s Day 2020-03-06

March 06, 2020
Violence Against Women in Canada: It Affects Us All With the lead up to the global day celebration women and women’s rights, news ...

Awareness and Remembrance Staying Safe Young Adults

Why We Need to Talk About Domestic Abuse on Anti-Bullying Pink Shirt Day

February 26, 2020
Pink Shirt Day, otherwise known as Anti-Bullying Day, is a day when people wear a pink shirt to symbolize the unified stand against bullying. ...

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