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Last year, I spent IWD in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where I participated in a march led by an all-women’s mariachi band, dressed from head to toe in vibrant pink (the band, not me!). It was an exhilarating experience Continue reading International Women’s Day in San Miguel
In 2014, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) introduced mandatory domestic violence awareness training for its staff. Since its implementation, more than 1,200 LAO staff and 800 lawyers have participated. This successful program can and should serve as a model for violence Continue reading Legal Aid Ontario Domestic Violence Training: A VAW best practice model