Montreal International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Valérie Plante

Montreal marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

“In memory of the victims of femicide, and in honour of the women and girls we need to protect, let’s keep fighting for equality.”

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante has issued a statement marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, a day designated by the United Nations to raise awareness around the world of the violence that women are subjected to.

Plante emphasized the importance of gender equality, in memory of victims of femicide. There have been 14 femicides in Quebec this year.

“In memory of the victims of femicide, and in honour of the women and girls we need to protect, let’s keep fighting for equality.”

—Valérie Plante
Montreal marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

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