Recognizing Women – December 2020

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This month there are several important dates that raise awareness of women’s issues.

Nov 25 – Dec 10 -Women’s Rights are Human Rights

International Day of the Eradication of Violence Against Women is the first of 16 Days of Activism observed by all who believe Women’s Rights are Human Rights- join us November 25th.

We recognize that gender equality still hasn’t been achieved in Canada. Considering campaigning for the eradication of  Gender-Based Violence with us into the month of December. Here are 7 things you can do to stop violence against women today.

Learn about the Mirabel Sisters Fight

Sign this Letter of Petition

Share These Images on Social Media

Consider Donating to the Canadian Women’s Foundation

Read this Blog Post

Get Prepared to Help a Someone Living with Violence

Add Your Voice to Gun Control Efforts in Canada

Learn More Here  16 Days Campaign.org

16 Days Campaign.org

December 1st World Aids Day – Global solidarity, shared responsibility

December 1st is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.

World Aids Day 2020

December 2nd Women’s Brain Health Day

Brain-aging disorders that disproportionately affect women. Research support is needed to increase understanding why and to find prevention strategies.

Womens Brainhealth.org

December 3rd International Day of Persons with Disabilities

This year’s theme, “Not all Disabilities are Visible” focuses on awareness and understanding of disabilities that are not immediately apparent, such as mental illness, chronic pain or fatigue, sight or hearing impairments, diabetes, brain injuries, neurological disorders and cognitive disfunctions, among many others.

https://idpwd.org/

December 6th National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

This is the tragic anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre which has since inspired the global awareness raising movement to combat violence against women.

National Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women

December 10th International Human Rights Day

We mark International Human Rights Day and the writing of the Declaration of Human Rights which establishes the equal dignity and worth of every person.

International Human Rights Day