Did you miss the Dec. 6 memorial hosted by the PSAC BC Vancouver Island Reginal Women’s Committe?
If so, a short memorial video that was shared as part of the event can be found at the following link, https://psacbc.com/december-6th-end-violence-against-women-virtual-memorial-video
A few concrete actions that were mentioned to help work towards ending gender-based violence:
- Add your voice and demand that Canada ratify ILO Convention 190 to end violence and harassment in the world of work. https://psacbc.com/send-message-ottawa-let-them-know-you-support-ratification-ilo-convention-no-190-end-violence
- A petition demanding Canada develop a national prevention plan that includes a media campaign on healthy relationships and the consequences of relationship violence and to proactively address educational goals and societal change to establish a society with healthier and happier relationships. https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-2881 This petition is being circulated by the Network to Eliminate Violence in Relationships. For more info about NEVR please go to https://www.kpu.ca/nevr
- West Coast LEAF: COVID-19 BC GENDER EQUALITY REPORT CARD
- UN’s International Human Rights Day – December 10th