The CAW supports the call for a national public inquiry and a national framework of action to address the issue of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls in Canada.
The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and Children is held each December 6th in memory of the 14 young women killed at Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique in 1989.
While we have made some progress on women's equality over the years, gender discrimination, including violence against women, is still a major problem -- and it hurts all of us.
Canada has a shameful history of its treatment of Aboriginal women and the lack of concern for their lives and well-being.
David J. Climenhaga
Dec. 6 is not just a "women's issue." The most important thing we men can do is to have the courage just to speak up about violence against women.
It's Dec. 6 and Nora Hassaan is speaking at the 21st Memorial Ceremony at Ryerson University for the 14 women who were killed on this day in 1989 at Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique.
Nov 15, 2010 to Dec 21, 2010
Bloor St. West & Dovercourt.
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What is the Canadian government doing to address barbaric forms of spousal abuse, incest, rape, sexual assault, stalking and human trafficking that are pervasive across Canada?
In 1989, I was writing a feminist column for The Daily News in Halifax. As I read those columns 20 years later, I am disheartened to find that too much has not changed.
They say, 'Women Won't Forget' on December 6th. But as a young, sex working, multiracial, bisexual, two-spirited, Aboriginal woman, I think that sometimes women DO forget a few things.