Marking the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Women are dying. More specifically, they are being killed by men. Every year on December 6th, individuals and organizations across Canada take…

Learning About and Dismantling Patriarchy

The word patriarchy is coming up more and more frequently but many people don’t understand what it is, what it looks like,…

Real Life Implications of Cyber Violence

By Kaitlyn Neath Canadians ages 18-34 spend an average of almost 5 hours per day online. That’s a lot of time –…

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities

If we asked the question “what are you able to do”, what would you say? The odds are that no two readers…

Profile: Victim Services Bruce-Grey-Perth

A police officer is standing there. His lips are moving, and she hears some of the words, “John”, “accident”, “sorry for your…

World AIDS Day

AIDS was first recognized in the early 1980s with the first case in Canada reported in 1982. AIDS stands for Acquired Immune…

How Stories Teach Us to Live Our Lives

Human beings learn by example. The stories that we’re told as children, through the media, and from our friends and family shape…

Celebrating Women’s Rights Defenders

November 29th is International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. Grey and Bruce counties have long histories of women standing up for the…

Talking About Sexual Violence

One in three Canadian women and one in six Canadian men will experience sexual violence in their lifetimes but the number of…

Profile: Women’s House Serving Bruce and Grey

By Bernice Connell The Canadian Women’s Foundation reports that ‘on any given day in Canada, more than 3,300 women (along with their…

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