The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women holds an immense significance as we reflect on those who have experienced gender-based violence and pay tribute to those who tragically lost their lives. It has been over thirty years since the tragic murder of 14 young women at École Polytechnique de Montréal — Canada’s deadliest femicide.
Every year, on December 6, we remember:
iMPACTS is proud to announce the launch of a new report, Unpacking the Narrative: An Analysis of Media Guides about Responsible Reporting on Sexual Violence.
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Professor Shaheen Shariff, James McGill Professor and Director of iMPACTS, and Safia Amiry, PhD student and iMPACTS research assistant, were invited to speak at a celebratory event for International Women's Day, hosted by the Baie-D'Urfé Citizens' Association.
March 8 is International Women's Day. Each year, people from around the world come together to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
Following their participation in the Anti-Violence Project’s Understanding Consent Culture Workshop, artistic collaborators Caroline Boileau and Natasha S. Reid developed a series of objects and artistic propositions.
On this day, 33 years ago, Canada’s deadliest femicide occurred, killing 14 women at École Polytechnique de Montréal. This attack is representative of violence against women that is wider spread and deeply rooted in society. December 6 was named the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, and it is observed in conjunction with the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.