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Events related to Activism

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Oct
17
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
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Declared by the UN General Assembly in 1992, the day is a reminder that poverty is a consequence of compounded inequities, including economic inequities, lack of access to basic services and the lack of resources required for all persons to live out a dignified life. To find out more, click here.

Date:
Thursday, October 17, 2019
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All Day
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World
Nov
25
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
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The UN General Assembly designated this date in the year 2000 to spark conversation, advocacy and action by organizations and grassroots movements towards ending violence against women and girls. Click here to find out more.

Date:
Monday, November 25, 2019
Time:
All Day
Location:
World
Dec
03
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
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Designated by the UN since 1992, the date promotes the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all areas of society. Click here to find out more.

Date:
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Time:
All Day
Location:
World
Sep
21
Gender Equality Week
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With the passing of Bill C-309 on June 21, 2018, Gender Equality Week calls attention to the progress made in Canada towards advancing gender equality. Click here to find out more.

Date:
Monday, September 21, 2020
Location:
Canada
Sep
30
Orange Shirt Day
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The initiative began in 2013, when Residential school survivor Phyllis Webstad shared her story of the maltreatment that she received at St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School in B.C. The day calls us to recognize the harm these schools perpetrated against Indigenous children and presents an opportunity to find ways to combat racism and bullying. To learn more about Orange Shirt Day and how you can participate, click here.

Date:
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Location:
Canada