Join us to create awareness about Violence Against Women (VAW) in refugee and immigrant communities and to destigmatize discourse around it. “Men Like Me” highlights the critical and positive role men within refugee and immigrant communities can play to prevent VAW.
We have partnered with White Ribbon Canada for this campaign and they have great resources for men to access and use. Please support the campaign by sharing the “Men Like Me” video on your networks and through your social media channels. We encourage that you use the hashtag #MenLikeMe in your posts. And do tag us: Facebook @MothersMatterCentre, Instagram @mothersmattercentre, Twitter @MothersMatterC.
The campaign is supported by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and Women and Gender Equality (WAGE).
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In Canada, a women is killed by her intimate partner every six days and Indigenous women are killed at six times the rate of non-Indigenous women.
Through the project on Violence Against Women (VAW), MMC seeks to:
Improved capacity will mean that partner staff are better able to provide services for preventing VAW in vulnerable refugee, immigrant and indigenous families, and better identify cases of VAW for robust referrals.
This project is funded through Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE).
To support the Mothers Matter Centre’s work on Violence Against Women, see the donation form below.
Canadians collectively spend 7.4 billion dollars each year to deal with the aftermath of spousal violence. MMC hopes its multi-pronged prevention approach will help reduce violence against women and in time, associated costs for taxpayers.
Director of Innovations, Advocacy and Multicultural HIPPY