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One way we can prevent bullying, family violence, domestic violence, sexual exploitation, child or elder abuse is to increase awareness and educate each other on the supports available.

Consider attending the events listed below.

Do you have an event? Let others know about your community violence prevention event. Use the form below to submit the details for us to share here.

Provincial events

16 Days of Action against Gender-Based Violence

Date: November 25 to December 10, 2020
Organization(s): Government of Alberta
Details: The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international event designated and led by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) that occurs annually from November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) to December 10 (International Human Rights Day). This campaign also includes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada, which falls on December 6. The campaign is a means of empowering individuals and organizations around the world to call for the prevention and elimination of gender-based violence. The Government of Alberta has participated in the campaign since 2015.

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Date: December 6, 2020
Organization(s): Government of Alberta
Details: The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada commemorates the tragic mass shooting at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal that saw the lives of 14 young women cut violently short on December 6, 1989. This year marks the 31st anniversary of that event. This date is also about honouring those who have experienced gender-based violence in any form.

International Human Rights Day

Date: December 6, 2020
Organization(s): Government of Alberta
Details: International Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10, the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948: a milestone document proclaiming the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Available in more than 500 languages, it is the most translated document in the world.

Online events

Lunch & Learn: Sexual Exploitation through Technological Innovation

Date: December 3, 2020, from noon to 1:30 pm
Organization(s): Sexual Exploitation Working Group (SEWG)
Details: SEWG is hosting a panel discussion to raise awareness of sexual exploitation through technological innovation with panelists Liz Rush of Seattle Against Slavery, Det. Dan Duiker of ALERT, and Carrie Ellinger from the City of Edmonton will discuss.

Join the Zoom webinar

Resilience Building during COVID-19

Date: December 16, 2020, from 2 to 3:30 pm
Organization(s): Community Initiatives Against Family Violence (CIAFV)
Details: CIAFV is hosting a webinar for participants on innovative practices to support clients and ourselves. Participants will gain practical strategies and explore inner resources to manage and cope with trauma exposed workplaces.

Register for the event

Submit your event

Let us know about your event. Submit details for prevention or awareness events for bullying, family violence, sexual abuse or exploitation, or child or elder abuse.

Include the organizations involved and contact information for the person who can answer any questions we may have.

Once we confirm an event, it will be included on this page.

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