International Women’s Day 2019, 16th Annual “The Dinner Party” Event

The Women of Halton Action Movement (WHAM) began hosting The Dinner Party in honor of International Women’s Day (IWD) in 2003.  The Dinner Party is now a gathering of over 600 people coming together to shine a light on important issues related to gender equality.  It is an entertaining, informative, fun, and affordable evening in celebration of IWD. Keynote Speake...
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In the News

Ontario rape crisis centres still awaiting funding promised under former Liberal government   In today's Globe and Mail: The Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres says sexual assault centres across the province have yet to receive funding that was promised to them under the previous Liberal government earlier this year.  Read more here.
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Sisters in Spirit Vigil

Remembering Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls Thursday, October 4, 2018 Sheridan College 1430 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville, ON L6H 2L1 (First Entrance going North on Trafalgar, Ceremonial Drive) All welcome to participate - Event will commence Rain or Shine * Requested that women wear long/mid skirts * Red Attire can be worn by all (not mandatory) 6:00 pm Ceremon...
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A Perfect Night for Art-Postponed until Spring of 2019

Please be advised that A Perfect Night for Art has been postponed until Spring 2019. A Perfect Night for Art, is an evening for supporting local artists "Lunafest" showcasing short films by, for and about women  Live Entertainment and Silent Auction Live auction, with items donated by local artists. Light refreshments will be served, coffee, and a cash bar. Event...
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Halton’s 27th Annual Take Back the Night

SAVIS of Halton, in partnership with the members of the Take Back the Night Committee, invites you to attend Halton’s 27th annual Take Back the Night (TBTN) march. This important community event will be held on September 14th, 2017 at the Knox Presbyterian Church, 89 Dunn Street in downtown Oakville and will run from 6:00 — 8:30 pm. Halton’s TBTN provides a sp...
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MEDIA RELEASE – Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry

  July 21, 2017 MEDIA RELEASE   Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services (SAVIS) of Halton stands in solidarity with Indigenous communities and their decision to request a restructuring of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry.   SAVIS of Halton acknowledges that the Inquiry in to the Missing and Murdered Indigenous women of C...
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LUNAFEST: Films by, for and about women!

Lunafest supported by SAVIS of Halton
Enjoy a wonderful evening of award winning short films “by, for, and about women.” SAVIS of Halton is pleased to announce our 5th Annual LUNAFEST® Independent Women’s Film Festival on August 24th, 2017 at Film.ca  (171 Speers Rd., Oakville L6K 2W1). Previews of this year’s films can be seen at http://www.lunafest.org To purchase tickets contact SAVIS at 905-825-3622...
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Human Trafficking in Halton: FREE Community Awareness Event

Join us for a FREE COMMUNITY AWARENESS event to learn more about Human Trafficking in the Halton Region.   Speakers will include representatives from the Halton Police, Elizabeth Fry, the Halton Collaborative Against Human Trafficking (HCAHT), Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services (SAVIS) of Halton and survivors of human trafficking amongst others.  ...
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