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Events related to Community

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Month:
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
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
Oct
11
National Coming Out Day (NCOD)
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NCOD was started following the 1987 March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Allies. It celebrates LGBTQ+ identities and affirms that when people know someone who is LGBTQ+, they are more likely to vote for legislation that is inclusive of gender diverse persons.

Date:
Sunday, October 11, 2020
Location:
World
Oct
15
A Week Without Gender Violence
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With a 20-plus-year history, this week is part of a global YWCA movement to end violence against women and girls. It’s also an opportunity to share stories and advocate for continued actions to end violence. To find out more, click here!

Date:
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Location:
Canada