The Clothesline Project is a visual display made by either survivors or by any individual who has lost a loved one to violence. What was started in October 1990 as a 31 shirt display has grown into both a national and an international movement with over 50,000 to 60,000 shirts. The project was first started [...]
Hope to see you there! RALLY 6PM MARCH 6:45PM INFO FAIR 8:15PM City Hall - 110 Laurier Ave. W. Ottawa, Ontario
Outward Bound Canada’s Women of Courage Program offers inspiring journeys of adventure, challenge and healing in the Canadian wilderness for women who have experienced violence and/or abuse. This may include sexual, physical or emotional abuse perpetrated by any individual, and experienced at any time during a woman’s life. Led by our expert team of [...]
We joined the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre, to honour both Sexual Assault Awareness Month and International Women’s Day for their Survivor Patches Quilt Project. The inspiration for our #solidaritypatches came from Rehtaeh Parson’s own artwork and we hope that it provides encouragement and gives support to other survivors.
I never imagined that one day I would be invited by a friend to visit his grade 8 class as they watched a documentary, let alone one about my niece. But last week there I was, reading a short statement from Rehtaeh’s parents before watching the nightmare begin all over again. As the movie played I [...]
On May 20th, 2016 we are helping to sponsor Weapon of Voice, an evening of the arts for survivors of abuse. It will include a screening of video portraits featuring survivors of abuse sharing their stories, live spoken word performances, and a musical performance by Grammy Award winning artist Mýa.
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