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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

December 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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Memorial and Reflections on Ending Gender-Based Violence in a Post-Pandemic World

On December 6, U of T joins communities across Canada in remembering the 14 women killed in a devastating act of misogyny at the engineering school at Montreal’s École Polytechnique in 1989.

THE AGENDA

Join us on Dec. 6 from 11: 30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET.

All students, staff, faculty, librarians, and alumni are welcome to attend this virtual, tri-campus event to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Our program includes:

  • Opening Remarks
  • Award Presentation: Award for Scholarly Achievement in the Area of Gender-Based Violence
  • Memorial and Reflection
  • Skule™ Orchestra Performance
  • Panel Discussion with Q&A
  • Closing Remarks

MEMORIAL

This memorial, led by the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, will honour the lives of women impacted by gender-based violence.

PANEL: REFLECTIONS ON ENDING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN A POST-PANDEMIC WORLD

This event will include a panel discussion about the rise of gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic, who has been disproportionately affected, and how we can integrate prevention strategies into our pandemic recovery. A Q&A will follow.

This event is co-hosted by the Community Safety Office, the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Hart House, the Sexual and Gender Diversity Office, and the Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre.  

Details

Date:
December 6
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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