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Reason for hope

Use Movies to Foster Gender Equity

Use Movies to Foster Gender Equity

It’s a little too chilly outside for April! In fact that’s an understatement. On days like this it’s nice to stay inside. On nights like this it’s great to have a home, some warm food, and a good movie to share. But, not just any movie.

I’d like to suggest some movies that have strong female role models. When girls and women play a leading role in the plot it sends a positive message to survivors, our new partners, and our own children that women are strong, capable, intelligent individuals who make valuable contributions to every aspect of life.

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it's good to connect with each other

International Women’s Day 2014

"Annually on 8 March, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements. A global web of rich and diverse

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don't worry

Don’t worry

Hiya everyone...enjoying the chilly weather?  I know a couple of women who don't have winter coats so for them it is a little chillier than for most.  With

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take the power back

Take the power back

There is one word guaranteed to make me see red and that is when someone tells me to "relax".  I'm not talking the "relax, sit down, put your feet

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Decision for a fresh start

Decision for a Fresh Start

I'm moving this week.  It is supposed to be one of the most stressful experiences one can go through and I agree!!  What to keep?  What to throw

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Rope and stake

Self Perception

I have attended quite a few groups and workshops over the last few years in my struggle to heal after living in an abusive relationship.  There have been a

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Financial stability

Now it’s up to you

Money is on my mind a lot lately, as it has been for,oh....every day of my adult life it seems.  As a child I grew up without really being impacted by those

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Mama wolf

Mama wolf

Browsing through Facebook the other day I came upon a quote that I have seen before but appreciated again as if for the first time:

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Giving back

Giving back

On Thursday February 7th there was a great event here in Hamilton called "Chocolate Fest".  It is put on every year by SACHA (Sexual Assault Centre of

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Breathe deeply and know truth

Breathe deeply and know truth

One day in August of 2009 I dropped my 16 year old daughter off at a residential treatment centre in Utah, USA,  got in a rental car and headed

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