IWD Blog Series – Find out how Diane Redsky, the Executive Director of Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, Inc is working to end Sex Trafficking in Canada.

Name: Diane Redsky Occupation:  Executive Director, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, Inc Areas of Focus: Women’s equality and the rights of Indigenous people Number of years working in the field? 20+years Could you tell us a little about Diane Redsky and the work she is involved in? Diane Redsky has dedicated the past 15-years … Continue reading IWD Blog Series – Find out how Diane Redsky, the Executive Director of Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, Inc is working to end Sex Trafficking in Canada.

Time To Act: Yasmin Sooka Exposes Sexual Violence in Post-Conflict Sri Lanka

Three women at the opening of the Kataragama Festival, Sri Lanka’s largest interfaith gathering. Photo Credit: Brett Davies. On May 8, members of the WPSN-C and local civil society organizations met with Yasmin Sooka in Ottawa to discuss her latest publication “An Unfinished War: Torture and Sexual Violence in Sri Lanka (2009 to 2014)”. A … Continue reading Time To Act: Yasmin Sooka Exposes Sexual Violence in Post-Conflict Sri Lanka

WPSN-C Testimony to the Senate Committee on Human Rights

Three WPSN-C members presented to the Senate Committee on Human Rights regarding Canada’s implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Monday March 24, 2014. The initial presentations by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development and Department of National Defence focussed on Canada’s National Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Security Council … Continue reading WPSN-C Testimony to the Senate Committee on Human Rights