DISCUSSION TO FOCUS ON HOW MEN CAN REDUCE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
November 21, 2006
Source: University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
There is a growing awareness that men can play a significant role in ending violence against women.
To further explore this issue, the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, the University of New Brunswick, and the New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women will hold an informal discussion on how men can participate in reducing violence against women.
Led by Bernard Richard, New Brunswick ombudsman, lawyer, and former social worker, the event will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 6, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Wilmot United Church in Fredericton.
It is free and open to the public. Registration is required. To register, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-332-3087. A light lunch will be served.
Men's anti-violence programs are formed on the understanding that violence against women hurts society and that men can have an important influence on reducing violence by changing their own attitudes and behavior and by intervening to prevent other men's violence. The discussion will look at these and other issues.
For more information contact, Rina Arseneault at 506-458-7137 or Rosella Melanson at 506-444-4101.
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