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Raising Hope for Two Generations of Women

Son and his daughterSon is participating at the Vancouver Move for Hope event this Saturday, April 12, with his colleagues at Cassels Brock law firm. "I am part of the movement to end violence against women because I grew up in a family where my mom experienced abuse,” explains Son when we asked why he is supporting the Canadian Women’s Foundation’s Annual Campaign to End Violence Against Women. “As a child witnessing domestic violence, this made me feel afraid, angry and helpless,” says Son who today has a young daughter of his own.

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Resources for women living with violence

call 911 if in immediate danger Do you know someone who is living with violence? You are not alone. Two thirds of Canadians know a woman who has experienced physical or sexual violence.

If you know a woman who is experiencing violence or if you are experiencing violence, the below resources may be of assistance. You can also access these resources and more tips for how to help a woman who has experienced abuse in our Avon Tip Sheet.

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Do you know someone who is living with violence?

Woman looking out the windowEvery six days, another woman in Canada is murdered by her current or former partner. Every night, more than 3,300 women (along with their 3,000 children) are forced to sleep in a women’s shelter or transition house because it’s not safe for them at home.

Do you know someone who is living with violence? You are not alone. Two thirds of Canadians know a woman who has experienced physical or sexual violence.

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Must Reads for the Week of April 4

NewspaperThis week we were enraged after learning about police officers charged with raping crime victims and that many teens think sexual harassment is a normal part of a job.

Celebrities like Law and Order’s Mariska Hargitay team up to fight rape culture while the prestigious Harvard University fails to protect victims of sexual violence. 

Yet we are hopeful after reading about the superb work of sexual health educators in teaching boys to question what they’ve been told about ‘manhood’ while a Snickers ad both breaks and reinforces gender stereotypes.

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