Tag Archives: Violence Against Women

Highway of Tears – Media Campaign and Community Safety Toolkit

This is a media campaign resulting from a series of advocacy and awareness movements about young women who have gone missing or were found murdered along Highway 16, known as the Highway of Tears, in British Columbia.  

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Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Based in Montreal, Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women is a grassroots solidarity collective which “works to eliminate violence and discrimination against Indigenous women living in Quebec.” As stated on their website, “The collective seeks to consult and collaborate … Continue reading

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Moosehide Campaign

The Moosehide Campaign is a grassroots movement in which Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys join together to stand up against violence towards women and children. The executive director, Paul Lacerte, of the British Columbia Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres … Continue reading

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No More Silence: Community Database

No More Silence has partnered with Families of Sisters in Spirit, the Native Youth Sexual Health Network and the Well Living House to start a community database as of January 2, 2014. This database documents violent deaths of Indigenous women/Two-Spirit … Continue reading

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Sisters in Spirit Vigils

Sisters in Spirit Vigils occur annually on October 4th across Canada. Vigils are hosted by various organizations and communities each year, including the collaborating partners Amnesty International Canada, KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC), and Canadian … Continue reading

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