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Anita Majumdar and the Rose Campaign

Actress Anita Majumdar speaks about the Rose Campaign and why working towards women's equality is meaningful to her life and her work.

Ann Decter, YWCA Canada's Director of Advocacy and Public Policy, speaks about bill C-391

Ann Decter speaks to the Canadian Labour Congress and Affiliates on the gun registry bill C-391.

Cath Bateman, YWCA Victoria (Australia) on Young Women's Leadership

Cath Bateman from Australia at YWCA World Council 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland answers the question, "What does young women's leadership mean to you?"

Deepa Mehta’s PSA for YWCA Canada & International Women’s Day

View celebrated filmmaker Deepa Mehta’s PSA on violence against women and YWCA Canada’s programs for women at turning points in their lives.

For our disabled sisters (Living Beyond Shelter)

Each year in Canada, violence and abuse drive over 100,000 women and children out of their homes and into shelters.

Send a take action message to your MP from www.rosecampaign.ca.

For more information on YWCA Canada and our member associations, please visit www.ywcacanada.ca.

Ghana - Women in Politics

Shot on iPhone4 in West Africa, this mini-doc by award-winning NGO Journalist Paula Stromberg explores the headway made by women in Ghana's District Assembly elections.

Bicycles for Ballots: Supported by ABANTU for Development-Ghana, Crossroads International and YWCA Canada, women candidates in Upper West Region of Ghana received political training and practical support such as bicycles to reach voters in remote villages.

Paula Stromberg is an NGO journalist who covers women's empowerment and human rights projects around the world. See www.paulastromberg.com

I'm a survivor (Living Beyond Shelter)

Each year in Canada, violence and abuse drive over 100,000 women and children out of their homes and into shelters.

Send a take action message to your MP from www.rosecampaign.ca.

For more information on YWCA Canada and our member associations, please visit www.ywcacanada.ca.

It costs more to do nothing (Living Beyond Shelter)

Each year in Canada, violence and abuse drive over 100,000 women and children out of their homes and into shelters.

Send a take action message to your MP from www.rosecampaign.ca.

For more information on YWCA Canada and our member associations, please visit www.ywcacanada.ca.

Making a decision to leave (Living Beyond Shelter)

Each year in Canada, violence and abuse drive over 100,000 women and children out of their homes and into shelters.

Send a take action message to your MP from www.rosecampaign.ca.

For more information on YWCA Canada and our member associations, please visit www.ywcacanada.ca.

Norma Brito, YWCA of Honduras on Young Women's Leadership

Norma Brito, young woman delegate from Honduras at YWCA World Council 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland answers the question, "What does young women's leadership mean to you?"

Our children (Living Beyond Shelter)

Each year in Canada, violence and abuse drive over 100,000 women and children out of their homes and into shelters.

Send a take action message to your MP from www.rosecampaign.ca.

For more information on YWCA Canada and our member associations, please visit www.ywcacanada.ca.

Sandra, YWCA Egypt on Young Women's Leadership

Sandra, young woman delegate from Egypt at YWCA World Council 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland answers the question, "What does young women's leadership mean to you?"

Sarah Davies, YWCA Aotearoa New Zealand on Young Women's Leadership

Sarah Davies from New Zealand at YWCA World Council 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland answers the question, "What does young women's leadership mean to you?"

Some Things Have Not Changed (Living Beyond Shelter)

Each year in Canada, violence and abuse drive over 100,000 women and children out of their homes and into shelters.

Send a take action message to your MP from www.rosecampaign.ca.

For more information on YWCA Canada and our member associations, please visit www.ywcacanada.ca.

To A Better Place (Living Beyond Shelter)

Each year in Canada, violence and abuse drive over 100,000 women and children out of their homes and into shelters.

Send a take action message to your MP from www.rosecampaign.ca.

For more information on YWCA Canada and our member associations, please visit www.ywcacanada.ca.

Y Act Up - Think Big/Start Small

Y Act Up is a civic engagement and leadership program for young women between 16 and 29 years of age.  Funded by Canadian Heritage under the Youth Take Charge program, Y Act Up provides young women with opportunities to enhance their leadership skills, and become agents of change while improving their connection to their community and Canada.

Young Woman, YWCA of Liberia on Young Women's Leadership

Young woman delegate from Liberia at YWCA World Council 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland answers the question, "What does young women's leadership mean to you?"

YWCA Canada Rose Campaign to End Violence Against Women

YWCA Canada's Rose Campaign to end violence against women and girls takes its name from the rose button created after 14 young women were murdered on December 6, 1989 and commemorates December 6 as Canada's National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The Rose Campaign works year-round to reduce violence against women, increase public awareness and prevent violence before it starts.

Violence against women is a $4 billion problem in Canada. Each year, violence and abuse drive over 100,000 women and children out of their homes and into shelters. They face an uncertain future with a high risk of homelessness and poverty.

You can take action to change their lives. Visit www.rosecampaign.ca

YWCA Canada Safety Siren Video

Healthy dating? There’s an app for that!

The YWCA Safety Siren, available in both English and French, offers users a unique utility siren which can be activated by either pressing the safety button or by shaking an iPod or iTouch.

YWCA Vancouver: Week Without Violence (Alex)

With all of the accomplishments women have achieved in the last century, people think that the fight for equality has been won. It hasn't. Far too many women still suffer from physical and emotional abuse at the hands of their partners. In fact, one in two Canadian women over the age of 16 has been the victim of physical or sexual violence.

We can't go on like this. It's time for us to end violence against women. 

For more information about YWCA Vancouver's programs, resources and services that help women leaving abusive relationships, visit ywcavan.org/wwv.

YWCA Vancouver: Week Without Violence (Sherry)

With all of the accomplishments women have achieved in the last century, people think that the fight for equality has been won. It hasn't. Far too many women still suffer from physical and emotional abuse at the hands of their partners. In fact, one in two Canadian women over the age of 16 has been the victim of physical or sexual violence.

We can't go on like this. It's time for us to end violence against women. 

For more information about YWCA Vancouver's programs, resources and services that help women leaving abusive relationships, visit ywcavan.org/wwv.