Awareness and Education

Aura Freedom has always believed in the power of education to change the world. Through our workshops, presentations and awareness events, we share knowledge and education to prevent and end gender-based violence, advance equity and empower women and girls.

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recent awareness and education projects and events

The Peer Prevention Project

the peer prevention project When addressing gender-based violence sexual exploitation and human trafficking, Aura Freedom’s HTPPP goes deep to the root of the issue: inequality. Patriarchy, gender inequality, systemic racism, colonialism, homo/transphobia, ableism, classism, and capitalism are all actively contributing to gender-based violence and human trafficking. Aura Freedom, we know and understand these root causes. We also know that it

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Standing up for Survivors Wartime Sexual Violence

standing up for survivors of wartime sexual violence In August 2019, we stood in solidarity with the Sudanese women’s group Kandaka International for Women’s Rights to support Sudan’s survivors of wartime sexual violence. Our Executive Director gave a talk on sexual violence in conflict and presented an interview she had with survivor Vasfije Krasniqi-Goodman (photo below), a survivor of the war in

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‘Walk a Mile in My Shoes’ – An Aura Freedom Special Event

walk a mile in my shoes – an aura freedom special event In May 2019 we hosted the experiential learning event “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” that raised awareness of the root causes of sexual exploitation and human trafficking and honoured survivors and their family members. Supported by the Department of Justice Canada and Lush Cosmetics North America, the event explored how marginalized communities in

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Ontario Human Trafficking Awareness Day – 2019

ontario human trafficking awareness day – Feb 22, 2019 On February 22, 2019, our Youth Team participated in the Provincial Human Trafficking Awareness Day, organized by the Toronto Counter Human Trafficking Network. With other community partners including FCJ Refugee Centre, Native Child and Family Services of Toronto and the Rise Initiative, we spoke on a panel discussing human trafficking on Toronto and how to better support survivors and prevent trafficking before it

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Humber College – International Development Week

humber college international development week -guest lecture, photo exhibit & more In 2015 and 2016, Aura Freedom International was invited to attend International Development Week hosted by Humber College in Toronto where we interacted with a network of organizations, students, and individuals who are just as passionate as we are in contributing to positive change in the world. We showcased our work and

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