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Note: the information presented covers sources and suggested readings from both projects and social media campaigns


16 days of activism against gendered violence 2020

Day 16

Day 15

Day 14

Day 13

Day 12

Day 11

Day 10

Day 9 

Day 8
  • Women Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence & Traumatic Brain Injury: Helping the Helpers by Addressing Gaps in Knowledge & Support : Under “Webinars” - by Dr. Angela Colantonio and Lin Haag

  • IPV & TBI

  • Domestic Violence-Related Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries in Women

  • Mind Over Matter Magazine - By the Women's Brain Health Organization - Volume 10 pages 40-41

  • Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence

Day 7
  • Women and HIV in Canada

  • HIV/AIDS on rise for Canadian women

  • Gender-Based Violence and HIV in Canada - WHAI

  • How one Jamaican organization is empowering adolescent girls living with HIV

  • Women lead to reduce the impact of HIV and gender-based violence in the Middle East and North Africa

  • Rape of individuals with disability: AIDS and the folk belief of virgin cleansing

  • Assessing the impact of mass rape on the incidence of HIV in conflict-affected countries

Day 6
  • LGBTQ2+ Youth Priorities for Addressing Gender- Based Violence

  • Canada: Discrimination and Violence against Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Women and Gender Diverse and Two Spirit People 

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Queer identified People and Mental Health

  • Maps   Maps of anti-LGBT Laws Country by Country

  • LGBTQ2+ Youth & Gender-Based Violence Report

  • Government of Canada Announces Funding to Support LGBTQ2 Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

Day 5
  • Factsheet on Persons with Disabilities | United Nations Enable

  • Intersectionality as a modus operandi for violence against women work

  • Fighting for the rights of disAbled women

  • Violent victimization of women with disabilities, Canada Statistics

  • DAWN-RAFH :: Fact Sheet on Women with Disabilities and Violence

Day 4
  • Black women and sexual violence: visibility and  stigmatization (FR) : (Language: French)

  • Q&A: Author Robyn Maynard on Anti-Black Racism, Misogyny, and Policing in Canada

  • Roots and Resistance Webinar  is a webinar that will explore in depth conversations about the connections between sexual violence, state violence, and healing from collective and individual sexual abuse and trauma for Black survivors.

  • Pioneers long before #MeToo went viral: Intersectionality, Black Women and Sexual Violence (Bilingual) : Webinar by  Kharoll-Ann Souffrant (go to “Webinars”--> “Recordings of Past Sessions”--> “Oct.28”)

Day 3
  •  Shaya MacDonald Webinar: For their “Indigenous Womxn, Gender Equity During a Pandemic” 

  • Shaya MacDonald – On the Indian Act, Sex-Based Discrimination and Reconciliation

  • Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

  • "Indigenous women are preyed on at horrifying rates. I was one of them" by Brandi Morin 

Day 2
  • Helplines for women experiencing violence at home report dramatic increases in calls during COVID-19 pandemic

  • A Gender Lens on COVID-19: Pandemics and Violence against Women and Children

  • Calls to Canadian domestic violence helplines jump during pandemic

Day 1
  • Why gender-based violence is a public health issue


International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2020

  • Canadian Statistics on violence against women - Canadian Women's Foundation

  • Violence against women: an urgent public health priority - Bulletin of the World Health Organization


National Child Day 2020

  • Women Heroes of Child Health

  • Remembering the Female Clinicians Who Revolutionized Pediatric Cardiology

  • National Childs Day


World Diabetes Day 2020

  • Women in Diabetes - History

  • Diabetes has health effects unique to women

  • World Diabetes Day - Nurses make the difference


World Pneumonia Day 2020

  • Learn more about Lady Montagu

  • About "Stop Pneumonia" initiative


Other Readings

  • Celebrating 10 women medical pioneers

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