Memorial and Reflections on Ending Gender-Based Violence in a Post-Pandemic World
On December 6, U of T joins communities across Canada in remembering the 14 women killed in a devastating act of misogyny at the engineering school at Montreal’s École Polytechnique in 1989.
Join us on Dec. 6 from 11: 30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET.
All students, staff, faculty, librarians, and alumni are welcome to attend this virtual, tri-campus event to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Our program includes:
- Opening Remarks
- Award Presentation: Award for Scholarly Achievement in the Area of Gender-Based Violence
- Memorial and Reflection
- Skule™ Orchestra Performance
- Panel Discussion with Q&A
- Closing Remarks
This memorial, led by the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, will honour the lives of women impacted by gender-based violence.
PANEL: REFLECTIONS ON ENDING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN A POST-PANDEMIC WORLD
This event will include a panel discussion about the rise of gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic, who has been disproportionately affected, and how we can integrate prevention strategies into our pandemic recovery. A Q&A will follow.
This event is co-hosted by the Community Safety Office, the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Hart House, the Sexual and Gender Diversity Office, and the Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre.
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