December 6th is the International Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
We celebrate on December 6th because it is the anniversary of the Montreal Massacre – a shooting at ‘École Polytechnique de Montréal, where women engineering students were separated from the men and killed.
They died because they were women.
We remember the dead, those who have died this year because of misogynist violence. We fight to prevent all forms of violence and oppression.
There are two events happening in Hamilton this year: