Canadian Women's Foundation - Hayden

Category: Violence against women

Talking With Teens About the Montreal Massacre is Part of a Bigger Conversation

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Around the age of six or seven, each of my three sons anxiously asked me: “Mummy, do you care more about girls than you care about boys?” Or, more specifically: “Mummy, do you care more about girls than you care about us?” It’s a bittersweet question. Admittedly, we do talk a lot about women and […]

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Campus Sexual Violence and #MeToo: Q&A with Bailey Reid

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University campuses are often catalysts for change. So how has campus culture responded to the We spoke to Carleton University’s Bailey Reid about violence on campus, and how her conversations about consent are shifting. Tell me a little bit about your role at Carleton. What kind of work do you do? In my role I […]

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Q&A: Anita Hill Wants You to Believe Change is Possible

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Do you remember where you were when Anita Hill took the stand? Many of us can still picture her groundbreaking testimony in the Supreme Court justice confirmation hearings of 1991. Even if that historic moment happened before your time, you got a crash course this year as the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings unfolded in an […]

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Q&A: Healing and Re-Humanizing After Trauma with Author and Activist Marlee Liss

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Art by , published by Trigger Warning: Sexual violence, depression, suicidal ideation, self-harm In 2016, author and activist Marlee Liss was raped only a week after returning from a women-centered yoga centre. Feeling isolated in her trauma, she channeled her energy towards a writing project that blossomed into Re-Humanize – a book of poems and […]

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