Media Advisory - Time for Real Change on Violence Against Women and Girls

YWCA Canada welcomes opportunity to work with the federal government on a National Action Plan and with the tech sector on digital safety

OTTAWA, Nov. 24, 2015 /CNW/ -

WHAT:  

YWCA Canada press conference to launch the annual Rose Campaign to end violence against women and girls, kicking off the 16 Days of Global Activism on Violence Against Women. YWCA Canada and key partners welcome the opportunity to work with the new federal government to realize their promised national strategy on violence against women. YWCA Canada's Project Shift: Creating a safer digital world for young women will release a report assessing young women's online safety needs.

WHO:       

Paulette Senior, CEO, YWCA Canada


Lise Martin, Executive Director, Canadian Network of Women's Shelters & Transition Houses


Bonnie Brayton, National Executive Director, DAWN-RAFH Canada


Nika Naimi, Lecturer, Université de Montréal


PARLIAMENTARIAN:


The Honourable Patricia Hajdu, Minister for Status of Women



WHEN & WHERE:  

Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 10:00am-10:30 am EST


Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery - Charles Lynch Room


130-S Centre Block, Parliament Hill

About YWCA Canada:
YWCA Canada is the country's oldest and largest women's multi-service organization. Our 32 Member Associations across the country serve women and girls in nine provinces and two territories. YWCA Canada is the nation's single largest provider of shelter to women and children fleeing violence. For more information visit www.ywcacanada.ca, find us on Twitter @YWCA_Canada or at www.facebook.com/ywcacanada.  

SOURCE YWCA Canada

For further information: For information and interviews: Laura Tilley, Communications Manager, YWCA Canada, 416- 962-8881 x 233.

RELATED LINKS
http://www.ywcacanada.ca

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