VESTA Community pilot supports sexual assault survivors in the Kingston area

VESTA Social Innovation Technologies has partnered with Kingston Police Services and with the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston to support survivors of gender-based violence. With the launch of VESTA Community, a web and mobile-enabled anonymous information and reporting platform specifically created to support survivors of gender-based and sexualized violence, the three

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Unicorn helps Ontario schools be inclusive of gender diversity

A unicorn named Gegi is now helping Ontario public and Catholic schools welcome gender diversity. Gegi.ca is the creation of Queen’s University researcher, Dr. Lee Airton, Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education, and Dr. Kyle Kirkup, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law (Common Law Section) at

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Kingston marks National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

On December 6, 1989, 14 women were killed at École Polytechnique in Montreal by armed student, Marc Lépine. At the engineering school, the women were separated from their male colleagues by the shooter, who also injured 10 others in his “fight against feminism,” a targeted attack that shook the nation.

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