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Beyond #MeToo: Ending Violence Against Poor Women


April 19, 2018


Over the past few months, the #MeToo movement has brought down several prominent men accused of sexual harassment and violence against women. The movement has been successful in exposing the pervasiveness of this violence in our society, and has been rapidly endorsed by celebrities and politicians.

But does the #MeToo movement address the concerns of poor women? Is its scope limited to exposing the harassment and violence perpetrated by famous men, or to the violence experienced by rich women? How does the movement respond to systemic violence against Indigenous and racialized women? What does the history of movements fighting violence against women teach us about similar struggles today? How have poor women fought back?

Join us for this important conversation to better understand the forces shaping #MeToo today, and the history of poor women's resistance to violence.

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Venue: CRC
Location: 40 Oak Street Toronto, ON
Website: http://www.facebook.com/events/1215905288539356/
Categories: Women

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