COVID-19: How Your Support Helps Women and Girls During the Pandemic

How One Woman’s Extraordinary Legacy Lives On

As we kicked off the on November 25 with a livestream, the Foundation paid tribute to Ann Southam – a trailblazing feminist in many ways. (Tribute starts at 42:26) November 25 marked a decade since Ann’s passing in 2010 at age 73, but she has left behind a tremendous legacy. As noted in a recent […]

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Come Together, Act Together

Three women raise their hands, text reads #ActTogether

The Canadian Women’s Foundation and The Body Shop Canada are teaming up during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (Nov. 25 to Dec. 10) to #ActTogether and encourage people to take action on gender-based violence in Canada. 

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How a Single TikTok Post Spread the Word About Gender-Based Violence and COVID-19

Screenshot of TikTok video showing Signal For Help advertisement.

The ad came on just as Rashda was turning off the TV and heading to bed. Not only did she stop to watch – she decided it should go on TikTok. It was a public service announcement showing the Signal for Help, a hand sign people can use on a video call to silently indicate that they need help and want someone to check in with them safely.

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Your Must Read and Watch List for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

The Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls, and there’s no better way to question and expand our understanding of violence than to learn through books and film. This 16 Days, from November 25 to December 10, 2020, commit to reading or watching 3 of the works below, […]

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