Every woman has the need and right to feel physically secure, and security for women should be assured through sound legal practices. Women’s March Canada stands behind the principle that women are not to be held accountable for actions that are outside their control — particularly regarding all forms of assault — and that fair legal action must be applied to prevent these crimes.
Action towards Ending Gender-Based Violence
Let’s change things! Funding comes first, the ideas are there, the knowledge base and the expertise exist, however, the funding is the key to empowering feminist organizations. This petition asks for life-saving changes. You have the chance to create change by signing here.
Feminist women’s organizations have been struggling for decades to keep the lights on and doors open due to a lack of federal core operations funding. Sign the petition today.
Women in Crisis and Sexual Assault Centres
We are creating a list of Women in Crisis and Sexual Assault Centres from across the country. If we missed an organization, please list it in the comments below.
What organizations in your community are working to improve women's safety? Tell us below.
Thank you to our guest Valerie Blackmore founder of Wyndham Forensic Group. She holds a M.Sc. in Molecular Biology from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and an Hons. B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Guelph.Read more