National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

On December 6th, 1989, a man entered the École Polytechnique de Montréal, separated the male and female engineering students, and shot the women. This became known as the Montreal Massacre. The tragic day now marks the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. It is a day when we remember the fourteen women who died and recognize this day for action. Tog...
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International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women

November 25th is the International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It also marks the tragic day in 1960 when three innocent and courageous women were murdered. The Mirabal sisters, Patria, Minerva and Maria Teresa were activists in the Dominican Republic who fought against the dictatorship of the leader Rafael Trujill. Truill ultimately ordered their assas...
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