Category: Blog

Open letter to the Ottawa Citizen

We sent the following letter to the Ottawa Citizen on March 30th but they chose not to publish it. “We are appalled by the Citizen’s recent coverage of serious allegations made by local women against JJ Clarke. As a coalition of groups working to end violence against women in Ottawa, it is very disheartening to see … Continued

FREE WORKSHOP: Addressing harassment in gym spaces

We’re partnering with Andrea Blake, holistic personal trainer and body neutrality advocate, to bring you a FREE workshop focused on harassment in gym spaces! Join us for a lively discussion on how to be a solid bystander for anyone experiencing harassment in a gym setting. We’ll also brainstorm ways you can occupy your space and … Continued

International Anti-Street Harassment Week!

It’s that time of year again! Spring is in the air! Which means creeps are out in full force. Join us, and cities around the world, as we mark International Anti-Street Harassment Week by chalking up the streets of Ottawa! We’ll bring the chalk, you bring the energy. (But if you have chalk to spare, … Continued

International Anti-Street Harassment Week!

It’s that time of year again, pals. International Anti-Street Harassment Week is happening April 8-14th and to mark it, we’re hosting our first Chalk Walk of 2018! April 8th. 3pm. Human Rights Monument. Everyone welcome! Details and RSVP here.  

Big News!

Last year, our director Julie S. Lalonde presented to the Federal Standing Committee on the Status of Women. Today, that committee released their report and not only did they mention us several times in the report, they name violence against young women and girls in public spaces as a priority for the Committee. Yay! You can read the … Continued