#WeBelieveSurvivors

The Ghomeshi trial brought about many triggering and traumatic feelings for sexual assault survivors, women and community members alike. The day of the verdict (March 24, 2016), a rally was organized at Toronto’s Old City Hall with an amazing line-up…

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Honouring Janet Cluett

The Janet Cluett Fund is in memory of a well-known Wen-Do Instructor who overcame severe adversity in order to complete her Instructor training course, while at the same time successfully escaping from the man who was intent on killing her.…

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Wen Do in Sheshatshui

What was supposed to be a Wen-Do demo in a grade 8 class in Sheshatshui, Newfoundland and Labrador, quickly turned it into an opportunity to facilitate a conversation about consent, being the boss of your body and your choices, and working…

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Watch the iconic Fighting Back video

More than fifteen years ago, Brent Choi and his ad agency worked with the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre to make a PSA about violence against women. A staff member at the centre had expressed frustration because women and girls were…

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Successful crowdfunding creates Muslim Women’s Fund

The Muslim Women’s Fund is the product of a crowdfunding campaign organized by Wen-Do Instructor, Arij Elmi, in the fall of 2015. Over 40 supporters across the US and Canada donated to this LaunchGood campaign in response to the rise of…

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