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The Anti-Violence Network of McMaster Presents: Mac Supports Take Back the Night

Learn about the systemic causes of violence against women and learn how to FIGHT BACK against rape culture! Discuss how the examples that we hear in the media aren't isolated cases, but instead point to a culture that says it's okay for women to be shamed, harmed, assaulted and blamed experience violence, and be victim-blamed.
When Sep 20, 2013
from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Where McMaster Student Union Centre (MUSC) Atrium
Contact Name
Contact Phone 905 525 9140 x20330
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Mac Supports Take Back the Night Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

11am - 2pm FREE Cotton Candy & Info Booths in the McMaster Student Union Centre (MUSC) Atrium.  All are welcome!

1:30 - 3:30pm Workshop: "Interrupting Rape Culture" in Convocation Hall (University Hall 2nd Floor)

  • Learn about the systemic causes of violence against women and learn how to FIGHT BACK against rape culture!  Discuss how the examples that we hear in the media aren't isolated cases, but instead point to a culture that says it's okay for women to be shamed, harmed, assaulted and blamed experience violence, and be victim-blamed.  
  • The workshop will be facilitated by the IT'S TIME to End Violence Against Women on Campus project and feature panelists from Hollaback! Hamilton, the White Ribbon Campaign and Draw-the-Line
  • Workshop space is limited! Please REGISTER for the workshop by emailing Catherine Oakleaf, oakleaf@mcmaster.ca or call 905 525 9140 x20330.  Please contact Catherine for information about the accessible entrance to Convocation Hall. 
  • All genders welcome!