Tag: violence against women

25 Nov

Canadian Women Vulnerable to Violence

I am a Canadian woman. I’d like to be able to say that I live in one of the safest and wealthiest countries in the world – and mean it. I’d like never to have to become entangled in heated debate with another Canadian woman about whether living in Canada means we have it better […]

18 Oct

Students key to a violence-free future

Girls, Violence Against Women by YWCA Toronto

Yesterday I joined 300 high school students at Rick Hansen Secondary School in Mississauga, where YWCA Toronto facilitated a presentation to mark the start of the Week Without Violence. The Week Without Violence is a country wide initiative held each year from Oct 17 – Oct 23rd that uses education, art, empowerment and action to […]