You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

McMaster observes Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 2018100 Views

December 06, 2018

McMaster’s Anti-Violence Network and Indigenous Studies Program are observing the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women today on campus.

There will be a poster exhibit in the ceremonial room of the Indigenous Studies office in L.R. Wilson Hall (Room 1003). The display, hosted by the Women + Gender Equity Network (WGEN), tells the individual stories of a selection of missing or murdered Indigenous women.

Red outfits have been placed at locations around campus as a symbol of remembrance.

Here’s what’s planned:

Men’s Walk

Gather at 10 a.m. at parking lot entrance to the McMaster University Student Centre.
Each year, a group of men and male-identified people gather on Dec. 6 for a short walk around campus, stopping at various points to think about the 1989 massacre at École Polytechnique in Montreal, gender-based violence and violence against women and how these matters relate to us and McMaster. At each stop one volunteer takes a rose and places it at the commemorative marker and is invited to share why they are participating. Each stop is ended with a moment of silence. After the walk has ended there is a gathering for the Commemorative event.

Commemorative event

Wilson Hall, Community Room 1003

11:30 a.m. — 1:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Anti-Violence Network and the Indigenous Studies Program

To request accommodation, please contact Vilma Rossi:


Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More