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The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

December 6, 2022



National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against















December 6th is the The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada, a day of commemoration to honour the lives of the 14 women lost in the École Polytechnique shooting in 1989. On December 6th we recognize the strength and resilience of those who experience gender-based violence in Canada and around the world. 

On December 6, we remember:

Geneviève Bergeron

Hélène Colgan

Nathalie Croteau

Barbara Daigneault

Anne-Marie Edward

Maud Haviernick

Maryse Laganière

Maryse Leclair

Anne-Marie Lemay

Sonia Pelletier

Michèle Richard

Annie St-Arneault

Annie Turcotte

Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz

In Canada, COVID-19 has exacerbated the rates of reported gender-based violence, which is only a small representation of the actual number of incidences. We encourage everyone to be reflective and to take action toward eliminating gender-based violence.

To learn more, please visit: https://women-gender-equality.canada.ca/en/commemorations-celebrations/16-days/16-days-2022.html 

Here are some books on gender:

A children’s book supporting gender freedom for children:

A beginning list of gender equity children’s books: https://mashable.com/article/best-childrens-books-teach-kids-gender-equality 

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