Thursday, December 8, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
poster with strong man image and text saying Becoming a Better Man, Working to end gender-based violence

Calling all male University of Waterloo students! Through interactive exercises, this three hour workshop will provide men with the tools to become better versions of themselves.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST
two walls with outline of human form and notes stuck all over surrounding wall space

Students in a Theatre and Performance course focused on collaborative performance practices that arrest rape culture will share their research findings in a site-specific performance.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST
woman icon over chalkboard with mathematics

Women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) regularly suffer from gender-based harassment and exclusion, a phenomenon that is reflected in their chronic underrepresentation on Wikipedia.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST
drawing of hand, eyeball and a "stop rape" sign

Self defense won't end gender-based violence, but it's a skill that can empower you both mentally and physically. Join the founders of Ininja Self Defense, Dave Kvapil and Dheana Ramsay for a one-hour self defense intensive.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 — 10:30 AM EST
logo with rose and map of Canada

December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. This year will mark the 27th anniversary of the tragic events that took place in 1989 at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.

Students, faculty, staff and community leaders will come together to reflect and commemorate the 14 young women whose lives were taken, and to continue the pursuit of justice, equity and opportunity for all.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 — 11:00 AM EST
Faceless dolls

This year, as part of the University of Waterloo's 16 Days of Activism, the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre is hosting a Faceless Dolls Workshop to raise awareness about the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous girls and women in Canada.

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