To put it plainly: men who harm women in their lives, who hate women they know and don’t know and carry sexist attitudes around with them, are dangerous to all of us.
Throughout Canada, people working at women’s shelters, sexual assault crisis centres, employment services, and other community programs are going above and beyond to support women and girls during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Every six days, a woman is killed by her intimate partner. 2.4 million women and girls living on a low income. 75 cents is how much full-time working women for every dollar men make. Only 14 per cent of grade 10 girls say they are self-confident.
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the numbers, so here are ten ways that you can advance gender equality in your own life and sphere of influence.
The #MeToo Movement will be in the spotlight at this year’s Academy Awards on February 9, since there are three nominations for the movie Bombshell.
Read on for a roundup of recent films and TV shows that are continuing the conversation around #MeToo.