The UWaterloo 16 Days planning committee
acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory
of the Attawandaron (Neutral), Anishinaabeg, and
Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of
Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract,
the land promised to the Six Nations that includes
ten kilometers on each side of the Grand River.
Closing Ceremonial Fire for the Bridge: Honouring the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two Spirit People
Through interactive exercises and discussions, the Men’s Circle will explore some of the ways in which men can become leaders in creating a safer campus for everyone.
December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. This year will mark the 30th anniversary of the tragic events that took place in 1989 at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.
Responding to Disclosures is a workshop in which participants will learn about key concepts such as definitions related to sexual violence, how to respond effectively to a disclosure of sexual violence, and the resources available to those disclosing and/or responding.
The University of Waterloo Staff Association invites you to a lunch time screening of Gender Matters: A virtual discussion on violence against women.
The Red Scarf Project is an awareness-raising and stigma-busting initiative in support of people living with HIV in Waterloo Region.
On November 29th, the Zonta Club of KW is going to "Orange Waterloo Region". This is a community event where we gather at Waterloo Square for speakers and music. We will turn the Uptown Waterloo lights orange in symbolic support for women & girls. We ask you to join us in this show of solidarity.
This healthy relationships workshop will be put on by an educator from the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region and will focus on healthy relationships specifically in the context of residences and university campuses.
This workshop is open to all University of Waterloo students. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Stop by the Musagettes Library to meet and visit with Meaghan Ross, University of Waterloo’s Sexual Violence Response Coordinator. At her booth, she’ll have crafts, take-away swag, and resources. Come craft about consent, learn about the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office, and have some candy!
As part of the University of Waterloo's 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, Mad Meg creates a space in which community members can reflect upon their connection to domestic violence, which is often silenced due to shame, grief, and fear. The installation is not a space for full disclosure but a location in which individuals can reflect on and witness the lives (in solidarity and as a community) of those who were or are involved in this ubiquitous battle.
As part of the 16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, students from the Clinical Psychology Department and the Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment will be putting on a talk about what makes a happy, healthy relationship.
Bridge: Honouring the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two Spirit People has become an annual installation since 2016 for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence at the University of Waterloo.
The Peer Health Education Sexual Health Team invites you to their consent booth for a game of Sex Tac Toe!
The Department of Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies (SMF) is committed to education and activism that promotes meaningful and respectful relationships. In recognition of the many forms that violence takes, we have created an exhibit that moves us towards violence-free relationships.