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Male Students Host #ManUpInspire Conference on Ending Violence Against Women

CPAC made a video of the conference we had in April. You can check it out here - CPAC Video. #ManUpInspire @ManUpLDHSS Students from the Man Up group at Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School in Ottawa host their fourth annual Man Up Inspire Conference at city hall to address men’s roles in reducing violence against women. Guest speake [...]

2018-06-26T09:54:06+00:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Violence Against Women|Tags: |Comments Off on Male Students Host #ManUpInspire Conference on Ending Violence Against Women

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 speakers with "diverse backgrounds, extensive knowledge, rich personal narratives and the capacity to conne [...]

2018-03-30T13:02:25+00:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Sexual Assault, Violence Against Women|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Voices For Equity Launches 😎🙌

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 the discussion and the solution to building safer communities for us all. It's an idea that's catchi [...]

2017-06-23T10:48:37+00:00June 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 Action on Violence Against Women  is a day commemorated in Canada each December 6, the anniversary of [...]

2016-12-06T10:16:02+00:00December 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 as a powerful message against violence. You can cast your vote here. They definitely deserve it! BR [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:43+00:00June 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 for a survivor. They are hosting an event May 20th in Toronto and it's going to be an incredible nigh [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:48+00:00May 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 there have been many achievements since then, many serious gaps remain. #IWD2015 Tweets [/fusion_builde [...]

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

Rehtaeh Parsons, Photography, and Glen Canning

Meghan Murphy is an asshole. I had no idea who she was when she originally decided to attack me but I thought she is someone I should listen too. Now I know better. Murphy stands on a stack of academic papers staring down her nose at the world to see who see can deem unworthy next. There are two groups of people I can't stand - men's right activis [...]

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 difficult time in their lives. Ashley is a beautiful, vibrant, and brave girl. Thank you for all of [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:10+00:00December 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 Edward (born 1968), chemical engineering student Maud Haviernick (born 1960), materials engineering [...]

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