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Oct 11, 2022
Event coincides with National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
The Nunavut Employees Union will host its first women’s leadership conference in Iqaluit this winter. from Dec. 4 to 6.
Union president Jason Rochon said the goal is to explore and address the experiences of violence so many women, girls and LGBTQ people experience, especially within Nunavut. It coincides with the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Dec. 6.
Data from Public Safety Canada suggests women in Nunavut are the victims of violent crime at a rate more than 13 times higher than the rate for women in Canada as a whole.
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