Friday, December 8, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST
female figure on chalkboard with formulas

Women, trans, two-spirit and non-binary researchers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) regularly suffer from gender-based harassment and exclusion, a phenomenon that is reflected in their under-representation on Wikipedia.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 — 3:00 PM EST
map image with national day of remembrance logo

December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. This year will mark the 28th anniversary of the tragic events that took place in 1989 at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 — 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
paper bag lanterns with 16 Days logo

Join members of the Waterloo community for a procession to remember those who have lost their lives to gendered violence, and in solidarity with those who are survivors. 

Friday, December 1, 2017 — 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
Man up poster

Through interactive exercises, this three hour workshop will provide men with the tools to become better versions of themselves. The dominant idea of manhood affects us all. More and more men are beginning to stand up and speak out about their desire to redefine what it means to be a man today.

Friday, December 1, 2017 (all day) to Tuesday, December 5, 2017 (all day)

HIV disproportionately affects people who are marginalized by systems of oppression and violence, including gender-based violence. In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the AIDS Committee of Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo and Area (ACCKWA), the Red Scarf Project is an awareness-raising and stigma-busting initiative in support of people living with HIV in Waterloo Region.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Our Bodies, Our Wisdom: Challenging and Transforming the Way We Look at Gendered Violence is an expert panel taking place up the road at Wilfrid Laurier University, part of 16 Days at that campus.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
rows of colourful felt dolls with no faces

Native Women’s Association of Canada Faceless Doll Project is a collection of faceless felt dolls that represent the memory of murdered and missing Aboriginal women and girls in Canada. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to come and create their own doll for inclusion in this commemorative art project.

Monday, November 27, 2017 (all day) to Friday, December 8, 2017 (all day)
map of the University of Waterloo

During the 16 Days, several locations around campus will host the Safe on Campus? Map Project

When you visit a map location, we invite you to indicate with red, yellow, and green dots which campus spaces feel unsafe, possibly unsafe, and safe. We have sticky notes available (also colour-coded) if you want to expand on why you put a dot in a particular location.

Friday, November 24, 2017 — 10:00 AM EST
bridge with red ribbons tied along railings

The Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre and Professor Sorouja Moll offer all University community members the chance to mark and tie a red cloth to the bridge between Environment 3 and St Paul's University College, as a gesture to name and remember the 4,000+ missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 4:30 PM EST
event poster

Walking With Our Sisters is a massive commemorative art installation comprised of 1,763+ pairs of moccasin vamps (tops) plus 108 pairs of children’s vamps created and donated by hundreds of caring and concerned individuals to draw attention to this injustice of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Touring Turtle Island, the art installation is currently at Six Nations. 

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