Self-defense: Politics and practice

Sunday, January 29, 2012 - 18:00 to 21:00

Our experiences of violence impacts our lives, and our activism. To challenge patriarchy, colonialism and capitalism we need to be able to defend ourselves and our communities. Join us for a physical self-defense workshop and a discussion about gender norms and the right to anger, to healthy aggression and to countering the pathologizing of women who fight back.

Location: University of Toronto, St. George Campus.  Exact room location given within a week of the training date to those who have registered. We will also post the training location online on our website.

Trainer: Jen Danch is an activist, amateur boxer and survivor of gender-based violence. She is currently the Coordinator of Shape Your Life - a free recreational boxing project for women and trans survivors of violence. www.torontonewsgirls.com/shapeyourlife

Suggested donation: organizations and wage earners: $20; unwaged: $10. No one turned away for lack of funds.

Register: http://www.toolsforchange.net/2011/12/08/self-defense-politics-and-practice/

University of Toronto, St. George Campus. Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA

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