We are excited to share a pivotal moment in our ongoing fight against Gender-Based Violence (GBV). Mayor Olivia Chow has taken a significant step by declaring Intimate Partner Violence an epidemic in Toronto. This resolute action signifies a renewed commitment to creating a safer and more inclusive city for all its residents.
Mayor Olivia Chow’s leadership in addressing the pervasive issue of GBV deserves our applause. By acknowledging and confronting Intimate Partner Violence, she stands as a beacon of hope for countless survivors and underscores the unwavering efforts of advocacy groups, front-line workers, and organizations like ours, the Canadian Centre for Women Empowerment (CCFWE), in collaboration with UZIMA WOMEN RELIEF GROUP.
A City United
This declaration resonates as a reminder that GBV transcends societal boundaries, affecting individuals from all walks of life. Mayor Chow’s dedication emphasizes the importance of cultivating a city where safety, dignity, and justice prevail as shared values.
As a supportive partner and an endorsing organization of the call to action, CCFWE, in collaboration with UZIMA WOMEN RELIEF GROUP, wholeheartedly supports Mayor Olivia Chow’s visionary initiative. However, our journey towards ending GBV doesn’t stop here—it’s a continuous endeavor that demands our ongoing vigilance and collective action.
A Brighter Future
Join us, alongside the UZIMA WOMEN RELIEF GROUP, in celebrating Mayor Olivia Chow’s resolute commitment to eradicating Gender-Based Violence. Let’s continue our united efforts to build a Toronto where every individual can thrive free from the shadows of violence. Together, we can create a safer, more equitable society for all.