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International Women’s Day event

March 8, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

International Women's Day

Violence against Women: A Conversation on Culture Shift

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Join the Law Society and partner organizations for their annual panel discussion in honour of International Women’s Day.

This year’s discussion will focus on violence against women, whether a culture shift is underway, and how we can create further positive change. The discussion will bring together speakers representing historical, Indigenous, criminal justice, on-campus and activist perspectives. Join them as they identify key issues and discuss meaningful approaches towards a solution.

A reception will follow the panel discussion.


Teresa Donnelly, Law Society Bencher and West Region Sexual Violence Crown, Ministry of the Attorney General


  • Beverley Jacobs, Mohawk, Bear Clan (Six Nations of the Grand River), Lawyer and PhD Candidate, University of Calgary
  • Farrah Khan, Co-chair of Ontario’s Roundtable on Violence Against Women, and  Coordinator, Sexual Violence Support and Education, Ryerson University
  • Janet Leiper, Law Society Bencher and Certified Specialist (Criminal Law)

March 8, 2016

Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W., Toronto
Panel Discussion: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.*
Reception: 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

*This program is also available via simultaneous webcast.


In-person registration for this event is now closed. Please register if you would like to participate via webcast.

equityevents@lsuc.on.ca | 416-947-3413 | 1-800-668-7380, ext. 3413

Photographs taken at this public event will be used in Law Society and partner organization print and online publications.


March 8, 2016
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Osgoode Hall
130 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ontario Canada