National days

One Billion Rising Toronto

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Mon, 2014-04-28 16:00 - 20:00

One Billion Rising Toronto is part of a global campaign to demand an End to Violence Against Women.

Human Rights Day

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Repeats every year until Thu Dec 10 2015 .
Mon, 2012-12-10 (All day)
Tue, 2013-12-10 (All day)
Wed, 2014-12-10 (All day)
Thu, 2015-12-10 (All day)

On this day in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which has become a universal standard for defending and promoting human rights. Every year on 10 December, Human Rights Day marks the adoption of the Universal Declaration. It is celebrated around the globe that "All human beings are born with equal and inalienable rights and fundamental freedoms".

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

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Repeats every year until Thu Dec 10 2015 .
Sun, 2012-11-25 (All day) - Mon, 2012-12-10 (All day)
Mon, 2013-11-25 (All day) - Tue, 2013-12-10 (All day)
Tue, 2014-11-25 (All day) - Wed, 2014-12-10 (All day)
Wed, 2015-11-25 (All day) - Thu, 2015-12-10 (All day)

November 25 - the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - marks the first day of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, and December 10 – International Human Rights Day – is the final day.  This 16 days of activism is recognized internationally.

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

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Repeats every year until Sun Dec 06 2015 .
Thu, 2012-12-06 (All day)
Fri, 2013-12-06 (All day)
Sat, 2014-12-06 (All day)
Sun, 2015-12-06 (All day)

December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, this day marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal. They died because they were women.

United Nations International Day of Disabled Persons

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Repeats every year until Thu Dec 03 2015 .
Mon, 2012-12-03 (All day)
Tue, 2013-12-03 (All day)
Wed, 2014-12-03 (All day)
Thu, 2015-12-03 (All day)

Over one billion people, or approximately 15 per cent of the world’s population, live with some form of disability.

United Nations International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

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Repeats every year until Wed Dec 02 2015 .
Sun, 2012-12-02 (All day)
Mon, 2013-12-02 (All day)
Tue, 2014-12-02 (All day)
Wed, 2015-12-02 (All day)

The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, marks the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (resolution 317(IV) of 2 December 1949).

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

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Repeats every year until Wed Nov 30 2016 .
Sun, 2012-11-25 (All day)
Mon, 2013-11-25 (All day)
Tue, 2014-11-25 (All day)
Wed, 2015-11-25 (All day)
Fri, 2016-11-25 (All day)

19 days of activism Prevention of Abuse and Violence against Children

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Repeats every year on the 1 of November until Thu Nov 19 2015 .
Thu, 2012-11-01 (All day) - Mon, 2012-11-19 (All day)
Fri, 2013-11-01 (All day) - Tue, 2013-11-19 (All day)
Sat, 2014-11-01 (All day) - Wed, 2014-11-19 (All day)
Sun, 2015-11-01 (All day) - Thu, 2015-11-19 (All day)

The 19 Days Campaign is a WWSF initiative launched in 2011 by the Children-Youth Section and sponsored by the Women's World Summit Foundation - WWSF and other partners.

White Ribbon Campaign

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Repeats every year on November on the last Monday until Mon Nov 23 2015 .
Sun, 2012-11-25 (All day) - Thu, 2012-12-06 (All day)

The White Ribbon Campaign (WRC) is the largest effort in the world of men working to end violence against women (VAW). In over fifty-five countries, campaigns are led by both men and women, even though the focus is on educating men and boys. In some countries it is a general public education effort focused on ending violence against women.

http://www.whiteribbon.com/

Bullying Awareness Week

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Repeats every year on November on the second Monday until Sun Nov 01 2015 .
Mon, 2012-11-12 (All day) - Sat, 2012-11-17 (All day)