Articles tagged with: goals

Agnes Macphail (Politician)

agnes_macphail.jpgAgnes Campbell Macphail (March 24, 1890 – February 13, 1954) was the first woman to be elected to the Canadian House of Commons, and one of the first two women elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

Active throughout her life in progressive Canadian politics, Macphail worked for two separate parties and promoted her ideas through column-writing, activist organizing, and legislation.

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10 Ways Men Can Prevent Gender Violence

say-no-unite.jpg Susan notes: I invite men everywhere to join women in making this world a safer, better, more peaceful place to be.

1.    Approach gender violence as a MEN'S issue involving men of all ages and socioeconomic, racial and ethnic backgrounds. View men not only as perpetrators or possible offenders, but as empowered bystanders who can confront abusive peers.

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Maria Suarez (Sex Slavery Survivor & Anti-Trafficking Advocate)

maria suarezSusan notes: Maria Suarez spent 22 years in prison for hiding the table leg a neighbour used to kill the man who had sexually, physically and emotionally abused Suarez for five years after he hired her as a maid then kept her locked up in his home. She  is now an anti-trafficking spokeswoman.

Her story is shocking, hopeful and humbling. Read the details below the video.

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