Michael Kaufman - Take Action Against Violence Towards Women
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
The White Ribbon Campaign is an international initiative to end violence against women. It started with a kitchen table conversation with three men in Toronto. One of those men was Michael Kaufman; please join us to hear him speak!
Michael Kaufman, Ph.D. is an educator and writer focused on engaging men and boys to promote gender equality and end violence against women. He has worked in forty-five countries, including extensively with the United Nations, as well as numerous governments and NGOs. He is the co-founder of the White Ribbon Campaign, the largest effort in the world of men working to end violence against women. He is the author or editor of six books on gender issues, on democracy and development studies, as well as an award-winning novel.
Organized and supported by the Student Help and Advocacy Center (SHAC), VDay Guelph, Guelph Resource Center for Gender Empowerment and Diversity (GRCGED), Guelph Queer Equality (GQE), Student Life
Prior to the talk in PCH, Michael Kaufman will be facilitating a small, interactive workshop on how to engage men on campus to take action against violence against women. NOTE: You have to register for this event! Please e-mail [email protected] if you will be attending.
There will be snacks and beverages available.
Peter Clark Hall
Tuesday, March 22
Pre-talk workshop in UC 103 - 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm (must pre-register)
Main event - 7:00 pm