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Voices For Equity Launches 😎🙌

I'm incredibly happy to be part of this important speakers initiative. Conceived by internationally recognized speaker Julie S. Lalonde, Voices for Equity is a collaboration with violence prevention speaker Kevin Vowles. ​ V4E represents speaker [...]

It’s Time to Include Boys and Men

(Toronto) This past Monday I attended the press conference as the Minister of Status of Women Maryam Monsef revealed Canada's "Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence." The new strategy focuses on boys and men being part of [...]

2017-06-23T10:48:37+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Engaging Men, Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women|Comments Off on It’s Time to Include Boys and Men

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women #Dec6

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women Until violence against all women ends:#December6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Our #ActionsMatter. The National Day of Remembrance and Ac [...]

2016-12-06T10:16:02+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Categories: Violence Against Women|Tags: |Comments Off on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women #Dec6

‘Break the Silence’ by the Ngukkur #WhiteRibbon

With the help of White Ribbon Australia, the Ngukkur community in Arnhem Land is a finalist in this year's NT Song of the Year. The children in the video wrote 'Break the Silence' together. This is both an inspiring video to watch and share as well [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:43+00:00 June 16th, 2016|Categories: Violence Against Women|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on ‘Break the Silence’ by the Ngukkur #WhiteRibbon

Reclaim Your Voice

Since 2012, Reclaim Your Voice has been creating platforms for survivors of abuse to break their silence through storytelling, poetry, music and visual arts. Being supported while disclosing about abuse can mean a huge step on the healing journey f [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:48+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Categories: Violence Against Women|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Reclaim Your Voice

International Women’s Day 2015

In 2015, International Women’s Day, celebrated globally on 8 March, will highlight the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a historic roadmap signed by 189 governments 20 years ago that sets the agenda for realizing women’s rights. While the [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:09+00:00 March 8th, 2015|Categories: Violence Against Women|Tags: , |2 Comments

Rehtaeh Parsons, Photography, and Glen Canning

Edit (07 Feb 2015 17;30): Added a comment from anther model I've worked with. Edit (06 Feb 2015 13:42): Anther model I worked with wrote me. Her comment, minus her name, follows this article. Edit (06 Feb 2015 11:20): A model I worked with wrote me. [...]

To the man who shot my daughter

This is Ashley, an 18 year old victim of multiple gun shot wounds. She has been left paralyzed and her family needs support so they can eventually bring her home. The smallest donation is appreciated, they also accept prayers to get through the most [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:10+00:00 December 8th, 2014|Categories: Violence Against Women|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

In Memory – École Polytechnique

Geneviève Bergeron (born 1968), civil engineering student Hélène Colgan (born 1966), mechanical engineering student Nathalie Croteau (born 1966), mechanical engineering student Barbara Daigneault (born 1967), mechanical engineering student Anne-Marie [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:11+00:00 December 6th, 2014|Categories: Violence Against Women|Tags: |1 Comment

What Makes A Man 2014

This afternoon I'll be speaking at the What Makes a Man 2014 Conference in Toronto, Ontario. The conference covers two days - day one at the Alumnae Theatre and day two is at the Glenn Gould Studio. The conference will focus on three important topics [...]

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