Vancouver December 6th Ceremony at the Women's Monument

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Vancouver December 6th Ceremony at the Women's Monument

Time: December 6, 2016 from 10am to 11am
Location: Women's Monument, Thornton Park
Street: Main Street and Terminal Avenue
City/Town: Vancouver, BC
Website or Map: https://www.facebook.com/even…
Event Type: ceremony, and, protest
Organized By: ROSE
Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2016

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DECEMBER 6th
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women


Women's Monument
December 6, 2016
10am to 11am
Main St and Terminal Ave
Vancouver, BC

Gather to protest violence against all women and girls. Let's join hands and RISE nationally for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and internationally for Yazidi Women and Girls.

MC Angela Marie MacDougall, Executive Director of Battered Women's Support Services

WELCOME by Audrey Rivers, Squamish First Nations Elder

SPEAKER Lorelei Williams, Skatin and Sts'ailes First Nations
Founder of Butterflies in Spirit
Lorelei will speak about the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada.

SPEAKER Chris McDowell
Remember Our Sisters Everywhere
Chris will speak about Yazidi women and girls.

Following the gathering, we will head out to a local cafe for breakfast, everyone welcome.

Ceremony December 6, 2013
(photo Moira Simpson)

United Nations' 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence:
Please join in a letter writing campaign on behalf of Yazidi women and girls refugees to Canada:
http://www.rememberoursisterseverywhere.com/forum/topics/letter-writing-campaign-in-support-of-yazidi-women-and-girls

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Comment by ROSE on November 15, 2016 at 2:27pm

Please consider bringing flowers or greenery to place on the monument. It brings our message to life and can deepen the experience of being there together.

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