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Take part in the National Online Moose Hide Campaign Day on February 11, 2021.

The Moose Hide Campaign is a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys who are standing up against violence towards women and children.

Wearing this moose hide signifies your commitment to honour, respect, and protect the women and children in your life and to work together to end violence against women and children.

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Every year, from November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to December 10 (World Human Rights Day), Canadians observe the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. It is an opportunity to come together to call out, speak up and renew our commitment to end gender-based violence.


"The 16 Days of Activism is an international campaign that commences on the 25th of November, and ends on December 10th each year. It is a time for strategies by individuals, institutions, and organizations to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.

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Women and Gender Equality Canada provides funding to eligible organizations from coast-to-coast-to-coast to advance gender equality in Canada. Now, let's see some of these projects in action! Check back often to read our latest stories of impact.

For Women's History Month, the Women’s Place Resource Centre held a virtual celebration of a woman who has inspired others by her actions, teachings or kindness. Nominated and selected by committee, 

Linda Hulme Leahy was the successful recipient.