abuse art awareness 622135One in three Canadian women and one in six Canadian men will experience sexual violence in their lifetimes but the number of people who officially report their abuse is small. Many survivors don’t want to expose themselves to the shame and blame that gossip and public commentary targets at survivors. Blaming people for the violence or harm they experience is called victim blaming. Victim blaming is

between our steps 11 28 18 doubleLast week I picked up a book that had been on my shelf a long time about nineteenth century women authors, novelists I love to read. As the writers try to describe how these women coped with a predominantly male occupation, they begin with descriptions of how men of the era understood authorship. Some authors spoke of begetting their work onto the page, creating a world as  ...

vigilOn Thursday, December 6, several local organizations will hold a vigil in Owen Sound as part of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women.

In 1991, the Parliament of Canada established this day of remembrance and action on Violence against Women to mark the anniversary of the murders of...

maxine- by Maxine Iharosy

Yeah. I'm smiling.
I got the opportunity to do some pretty great stuff lately- things that anchor me to my reasons for doing what I do. I taught a class that was intended to demonstrate inclusivity and personal agency in yoga at the @mentallyfitmf event in #owensound last weekend.

Moving your body and feeling safe to do so is a privilege for many just as much as it is a resource. And today...




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