20th anniversary of the massacre at L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal

via Historiann : History and sexual politics, 1492 to the present.

Did you know that December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada? Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, this day marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal. They died because they were women.

Also, Anna a FWD/Forward asks us to remember girls and women with disabilities who have been murdered because of their disabilities.

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