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November Women Abuse Awareness Month 24 November 2015

November Women Abuse Awareness Month

Wrapped in Courage Campaign 2015

The 3rd annual provincial Wrapped in Courage Purple Scarf Campaign.
18 August 2015

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT

Ending Violence Against Women

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month! 28 April 2015

May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month!

On Friday May 1st, 2015 join the movement and wear purple!

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards 18 March 2015

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

Congratulations Lynzy!

Each year the YWCA Sudbury’s hosts a major fundraising event called the Women of Distinction Awards Gala. This gala is held to recognize the ongoing efforts, dedication, and leadership of the strong, talented, and selfless women who help shape our society. Proceeds from the Awards Gala go towards the YWCA's Power of Being a Girl Conference. Some of the 2015 winners of the YWCA Sudbury Women of Distinction Awards are seen here. 
Take Back the Night 19 December 2014

Take Back the Night

During the month of September, Voices for Women hosted the Take Back the Night Champagne for the Greater City of Sudbury.  It was a day of empowerment for women in Sudbury, the event began with a clothesline project which honored the courage and strength of survivors of sexual and domestic violence by hanging t-shirts designed for women to tell their stories or share empowering messages to other women. Take Back the Night is an international event and non-profit organization with the mission of ending sexual violence in all forms. Hundreds of events are held in over 30 countries annually. Events often include marches, rallies and vigils intended as a protest and direct action against rape and other forms of sexual violence.  

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