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Truth Before Reconciliation: Sisterhood, Healing, Inclusion & Love

IIWR-MB and MAWS (Manitoba Association of Women’s Shelters) is pleased to present a webinar on the important topic: Truth Is Needed Before Reconciliation: Sisterhood Includes Healing, Inclusion and Love. Join us on Thursday, January 27th, 7:00 pm (CST) for the 2nd of 3 webinars in the series “Building a Radical Future”. Speakers include Elder Mae …

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Watercolour portrait of a women looking forward, with half her hair brow and grey sprayed to the left side and half shade of blue and sprayed to the right.. Her face is shades of blue and purple

Hold Space for Untold Stories

By Kiana Sky and Angela Lavallee Content Warning: The following contains references to grooming, gender-based violence, violence against Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit people. If you require support, please contact one of the following: Crisis Response Centre (18+) at 204-940-1781, Kids Help Phone (under 18) at 1-800-668-6868 or text 686868, Rural & Northern Support Services …

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Rainbow coloured heared with paint splatter surrounding the bottom. By the dip in the hear, Black cursive, painted font reads, "SEX ED for life." to the right bottom corner is Kal Barteski's name in the same font and the SERC logo

Reproductive Justice in Rural and Remote Manitoban Communities

By Chris Romaniuk Reproductive justice includes equal access to safe and accessible abortion, affordable contraceptives, and comprehensive sex education. In Canada, we have the right to access each of these and make autonomous decisions about our bodies, including the decisions to have children or not, when to have children and how many, and choosing the …

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Dark purple background that is has a dark vignette on the outside of the photo. Yellow ribbons extend from the bottom left and top right corners, making a loop and meeting in the centre. Central is a large reproductive system that is pink with flowers on it and extending off to the sides are fallopian tubes that are slightly covered by bunches of green eucalyptus extending off to each side.

Silenced and Ignored: My Journey with Endometriosis

By Alex Marie  It took me fourteen years to be diagnosed with endometriosis, and my pain and my healthcare needs are still not taken seriously today. Endometriosis is a chronic disease that is extremely underdiagnosed or is diagnosed many years after symptoms have begun, causing impacted individuals to endure years of suffering through severe and …

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Solidarity in Sisterhood: Decolonizing the Women’s Movement

IIWR-MB is pleased to present a webinar on the important topic of ways to build solidarity and what that means for the feminism movement The webinar will identify and explore how we can work towards decolonization of and solidarity within the women’s movement. IIWR-MB understands that any feminism that does not address land rights, sovereignty, …

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Coming soon! Three Webinars We know You Won’t Want to Miss

“Intersectional Feminism: Building Radical Futures”   IIWR-MB is hosting a series of webinars focusing on building the feminist community, locally and globally. We know that women’s movement must find a cohesion that goes deeper than ever before. We must be intentional as we make space for different folks: White, BIPOC, LGBTQIA2S+, people living with disabilities …

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IIWR-MB to Host Virtual Annual General Meeting on March 2

Come one, come all! IIWR-MB members and anyone interested in the work of IIWR-MB are welcome to attend the organization’s 8th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 2.  This year’s AGM will be held on Zoom, due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions. The meeting will be approximately two hours long, with roughly the first 45 minutes …

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